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MDMD condemns inhumane lack of choice, as incurably suffering man is forced to starve himself to death

An incurably suffering man, who wants the option of a legal assisted death, has decided to end his life by starving himself to death - while the choice is still within his control to make.   Michael Askham, a 59-year father of three and former nurse, suffers from motor neurone disease and is unable to walk, [...]

2020-03-14T17:15:09+00:00March 13th, 2020|Advance Decisions|

Assisted Dying laws forced our mum to die without the right-to-say-goodbye, says grieving family

The family of an unnamed woman who travelled to Switzerland to die in secrecy have criticised the current ban on assisted dying for denying their family and close friends a right-to-say-goodbye.  The family, who have asked not to be named, felt compelled to travel more than 1,000 miles by car and ferry to avoid police [...]

2020-03-14T17:21:31+00:00March 13th, 2020|Personal Stories, Switzerland|