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Edinburgh festival tackles assisted suicide

The Arts can sometimes let us see things differently, more clearly than any amount of words. This year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has no less than three films dealing with the dilemmas of rational suicide and assisted suicide. Third … Continue reading

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Mercy killing not murder

An elderly British doctor, cleared by a jury in 2005 of hastening the deaths of some patients, has today said in the Telegraph newspaper that he did indeed hasten some patients’ deaths to relieve their suffering. “There’s a point of … Continue reading

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