The level of civilization in any society is shown in the way they consider and care about the weakest. What kind of Europe are we building up if instead of helping and supporting them we offer death as the best way out?
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"Dicing with Dr Death" - Fringe show seeks to desensitise audiences to the horrors of euthanasia

"Dicing with Dr Death" - Fringe show seeks to desensitise audiences to the horrors of euthanasia

A show on the billing at the Edinburgh Fringe this year has turned the act of suicide into an entertainment spectacle.

Dr Philip Neitschke, a doctor who performs real-life assisted deaths, intended to take his practises to the stage, performing non-fatal demonstrations of how his machinery works.

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"I'm always being told, 'If I was like you I'd kill myself'"

"I'm always being told, 'If I was like you I'd kill myself'"

Disabled actress/comedienne Liz Carr fears that euthansia will further devalue the lives of the disabled in the eyes of society. In an insightful speech, she raises concerns that the vulnerable will be exploited and killed should 'assisted dying' be legalised.

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Council of Europe

Council of Europe

Child euthanasia in Belgium has been denounced at the Council's Parliamentary Assembly - 'the democratic conscience of Greater Europe'

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