Belgium Euthanizes its First Child

Belgium Euthanizes its First Child

  This past September 17, the head of Belgium’s Federal Control and Evaluation Committee on Euthanasia, Professor Wim Distelmans, confirmed to the Dutch newspaper “Het Nieuwsblad” the first case of euthanasia performed on a minor in Belgium. No specific information...
Euthanasia of minors in Belgium: annulment appeal rejected

Euthanasia of minors in Belgium: annulment appeal rejected

On October 29, 2015, the Belgian Constitutional Council rejected the annulment appeal of the law of February 28, 2014 which authorizes the euthanasia of minors. The appeal was filed at the issue of the vote by the associations Jurivie, Pro Vita and ‘Youth for Live’ as...