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Belgium Euthanasia

1 In 20 Belgian Deaths Is The Result Of Euthanasia

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.01.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

The right to die is taken seriously in Belgium, where citizens who get doctors' approval can elect to end their own life on their own terms. The pract...

Dutch Doctors Urge Lawmakers To Extend Euthanasia Law To Children

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 06.24.2015 | World

Doctors of the Dutch Paediatric Association are calling on lawmakers in the Netherlands to consider extending the country's euthanasia law to terminal...

Belgian Prisoner Granted Request To Die After Years Of Mental Anguish

Reuters | Posted 11.15.2014 | World

By Robert-Jan Bartunek BRUSSELS, Sept 15 (Reuters) - A Belgian murderer and rapist serving a life sentence is to be allowed to have do...

Belgium Allows Euthanasia For Terminally-Ill Children

AP | Posted 02.13.2014 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly to extend the country's euthanasia law to children under 18. The 86-44 vote Thursday in...

Belgium Set To Extend Right-To-Die Law To Children

AP | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG | Posted 02.12.2014 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium, one of the very few countries where euthanasia is legal, is expected to take the unprecedented step this week of abolishing...

Belgium Considers Allowing Euthanasia For Children

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 11.01.2013 | World

-- Should children have the right to ask for their own deaths? In Belgium, where euthanasia is now legal for people over the age of 18, the governme...

Eline Gordts

Man Chooses Euthanasia After Failed Gender Reassignment Surgeries

HuffingtonPost.com | Eline Gordts | Posted 10.07.2013 | World

A 44-year-old man in Belgium chose to end his life via euthanasia on Monday after a series of failed gender reassignment surgeries. “I was the girl ...

Couple That Spent 70 Years Together Decides To End Life The Same Way

Posted 06.26.2013 | World

A Belgian couple that had spent the past 70 years together decided to end their lives the same way. Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad reports Leopo...

Belgian Twins Can Die As They Always Lived -- Together

Eline Gordts | Posted 01.15.2013 | World

Two Belgian brothers who were born deaf and were slowly going blind chose to end their lives the way they began them: together. The dual deaths of the...