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2014 World Federation 20th Biennial Conference Final Exit Network, host for the World Federation Right to Die (WFRTD) Societies Meeting, has announced the venue for the 2014 World Federation 20th Biennial Conference. The date of the conference is September 17 to 21, 2014, Wednesday through Sunday, and it will be held at the Embassy Suites […]

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Last week’s Sundance Film Festival winner for the best documentary video was ‘How to Die in Oregon’ in which I have a tiny cameo role explaining the history of how the physician-assisted suicide law came about. Overall, I’m told, it is a very moving film; not seen it yet. The film will be showing at […]

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Report of the NuTech Workshop at the World Conference of Right to Die Societies in Melbourne (NOTE: NuTech is short for ‘New Technologies for Self-Deliverance, founded 1999 as an international research group for new ways of ending one’s life without a doctor when terminally ill. NuTech invented the widely-used helium hood method.) By Faye Girsh […]

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For legal reasons, I cannot give advice on many questions that subscribers pose except for that information already contained in my book ‘Final Exit’ 3rd edition, and its 2009 Addendum, which are protected under the 1st Amendment right to free speech and subsequent court decisions on books. Seven people in America are currently under arrest […]

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Some of us in America are fascinated by the British reaction to Dr. Philip Nitschke’s current tour of Britain. I write as a citizen of the UK and USA and a ‘right to die’ watcher for 30 years. The British public is fed up with its government’s refusal to modify the laws on assisted suicide. […]

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Take a look at this elegant web site by French choice-in-dying activist Jacqueline Jencquel, which is full — in two languages — of news, plus sharp pictures which load quickly. http://www.jacquelinejencquel.com —Derek Humphry 12/13/08

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Program for the 17th World Euthanasia Congress in Paris Towards a global recognition of our final freedom Thursday October 30th – Sunday, November 2nd, 2008 Concorde la Fayette Hotel (3, place du Général-Koenig – Paris 17ème) 2 pm – 5 pm: members of ADMD-France will welcome the delegates and distribute the working documents.

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The ERGO Listserv is a moderated news list about events world-wide concerning right-to-die issues, chiefly assisted suicide of the terminally and hopelessly ill. Digest only; not necessarily issued every day. No charge is made for this service. Please give this List a sustained trial. Moderator: Derek Humphry NEW list info address: http://www.lists.opn.org/mailman/listinfo/right-to-die_lists.opn.org

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Chronology of Right-to-Die Events During the 20th Century and into the Millenium, 1906 – 2008 This chronology has been revised and updated and well worth a look, and a bookmark, for future reference. Visit http://www.finalexit.org/more.html —

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It is with a great pleasure that I inform you that today, February 19, 2008, that the Parliament of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg has approved the bill Errr/Huss on de-criminalization of euthanasia. Now we can say that in the countries of Benelux (the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg) do exist the right for patients to receive […]

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