September 19, 2016

Sick 17-year-old Belgian granted right to die

A terminally ill 17-year-old has become the first minor to be euthanised in Belgium since age restrictions on such mercy killings in the country were lifted in 2014, it was learned Saturday. “The euthanasia has taken place,” Jacqueline Herremans, a member of Belgium’s federal euthanasia commission, told AFP. She added […]
May 13, 2016

Sexually abused Dutch woman allowed to go ahead with assisted suicide because of mental health

Papers published recently by the Dutch Euthanasia Commission reportedly revealed that a woman in her twenties was allowed to go ahead with assisted suicide based on psychiatrists’ decision that her mental health condition was ‘incurable’. She was suffering from incurable Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PSTD)  and it was therefore illegal to […]