Category «Euthanasia»

Ramon Sampedro

Win the world’s biggest jackpot Ramon Sampedro Cameán ( Porto do Son , Corunna , 5 of January of 1943 – Boiro , La Coruna , December of January of 1998 ) was a sailor and writer Spanish suffering from quadriplegia since age 25 who developed an intense activity of court petition To be able …

Case of Vincent Lambert

The case of Vincent Lambert is a legal case related to the debate on euthanasia in France in the years 2010 . Following a traffic accident in 2008, Vincent Lambert ,20 September 1976 (40) , is immersed in a state of minimal consciousness , known as “pauci-relational” , or even more “minimal consciousness” . On …

Turn there come

The tour of Ahí Vamos was a series of concerts given by the musician Gustavo Cerati in late 2006 and mid 2007 in which he presented his album Ahí Vamos . In April 2007 the Sony BMG label released the DVD of the Ahí Vamos tour , which contains songs performed by Gustavo Cerati in …

Holy Colors

Colores santos is an album released in the year 1992 and was realized by the Argentine musicians Gustavo Cerati and Daniel Melero . It counted on the collaboration of Flavio Etcheto in trumpets and choirs of Carola Bony in «Could be». The album was never formally presented live. The record shows a strong influence of …

Puff

Bocanada is the second solo album of theArgentine rock musician Gustavo Cerati , and is the debut after the dissolution of Soda Stereo . It is considered to this day as a masterpiece of the musician and an essential work for Hispanic music. He received excellent reviews from both the specialists and the fans. The …

Here we go

Let there is a studio album released on 4 of April of 2006 by musician Argentine Gustavo Cerati under the label Sony International . The album received good reviews and popularity, especially in Argentina , Chile , Colombia and Mexico . The disc was certified like platinum in Argentina only with the anticipated sales, and …

+ Good

+ Well is the soundtrack of the film + Well directed by Eduardo Chapel and released in 2001 . The 11 songs were composed and executed by Gustavo Cerati for the film. Cerati also acted in the film. The album was nominated as “Best Pop Instrumental Album” for the Latin Grammy Awards . Composed and …

soda Stereo

Soda Stereo was an Argentine rock band , formed in Buenos Aires in 1982 by Gustavo Cerati ( vocals , guitar ), Héctor «Zeta» Bosio ( bass ) and Carlos Alberto Ficicchia «Charly Alberti» ( drums ), considered one of the Most influential and important Latin American bands of all time and a legend of …

Plan V

V Plan was a group of electronic music , composed by musicians Chilean Andrés Bucci, Guillermo Ugarte and Christian Powditch and Argentine Gustavo Cerati , leader of the famous rock band Soda Stereo , which was dissolved in 1997, which existed between 1995 and 1998. The project was recorded in two albums, one homonym (1996), …

Unison Studios

Unisono Studios is the name of a recording studio created in 2005 by the engineer Eduardo Bergallo with the idea and direction of the Argentine musician Gustavo Cerati. Since 2010 the studio has been under the administration of Laura Cerati, the sister of the singer, who only rents it to musicians close to Cerati or …

Benito Cerati

Benito Cerati Amenábar ( Santiago de Chile , 26 of November of 1993 ) is a singer , musician and composer Chilean – Argentine . Son of Gustavo Cerati and Cecilia Amenábar . Early years He was born on 26 of November of 1993 in Las Condes , 1 Santiago de Chile . During his …

Cecilia Amenabar

Granella Maria Cecilia Amenábar ( Santiago , Chile , 5 as April as 1971 ) is a former model and artist Chile . Occasionally she is a conductor, photographer, audiovisual director, singer, actress and DJ. 1 Known for being the ex-wife of Gustavo Cerati and the mother of his two children. Biography Daughter of the …

Gustavo Cerati

Gustavo Adrián Cerati ( Buenos Aires , August 11, 1959- ib. , September 4, 2014) 2 3 4 was a musician, singer-songwriter, composer and record producer in Argentina , considered one of the most influential and well- A Latin American rock legend . 5 6 7 8 9 He gained fame and international recognition for …

Karen Ann Quinlan

Karen Ann Quinlan (Scranton, Pennsylvania , 29 of March of 1954 – Municipality Morris , November to June of 1985 ) was an American girl who fell into a coma by following ingestion of alcohol and barbiturates , at 21 years old, suffering a Irreversible brain damage. It was maintained alive in artificial form until …

Sunny von Bulow

Martha Sharp Crawford von Bulow (September 1, 1932 – December 6 , 2008), known as Sunny von Bülow , was an heiress and socialite US . Her husband, Claus von Bülow(n. 1926), was convicted of attempting to murder her through an overdose of insulin , but the sentence was overturned following an Appeal . In …

Vegetative state

They call it a “persistent vegetative state” or “persistent comatose state” to a clinical condition in which the person gives no obvious sign of self-consciousness or of the environment, and appears unable to interact with others or to react to appropriate stimuli. The correct diagnosis is difficult and usually requires a long and careful observation …

Ramona Maneiro

Ramona Maneiro Castro 1 was born in 1961 in Galicia , Spain . He is known as a referent in the struggle for dignified death and euthanasia . 2 3 4 5 Its relation with Ramón Sampedro Ramona Maneiro rose to fame due to her relationship with Ramón Sampedro , a Spanish sailor and writer …

Christian de Duve

Christian de Duve ( Thames-Ditton , 2 of October of 1917 – 4 of maypole of 2013 ) was a cytologist and biochemist English . Biography Son of Belgian parents, he studied medicine at the University of Leuven , Belgium . He graduated in 1941 . He was Professor of Biochemistry at the University of …

You Do not Know Jack

You Do not Know Jack is a 2010 television movie directed by Barry Levinson and starring Al Pacino as Jack Kevorkian . The film was filmed in New York districts of Queens , Staten Island and Brooklyn , as well as in Detroit , Michigan , and its surroundings where the story is also set. …

Lids (film)

Tapas es una película española de 2005 rodada por los directores José Corbacho y Juan Cruz. Plot The film focuses basically on a tapas bar either (in this case in Hospitalet , Barcelona) in which the owner separates from his wife. She habitually occupies the position of the kitchen, and when leaving the husband is …

Million Dollar Baby

Million Dollar Baby is a2004 American dramatic film directed by Clint Eastwood , who also participated in the production, composed the soundtrack and played one of the main roles. In addition to Eastwood, they star in the movie Hilary Swank and Morgan Freeman . The script, written by Paul Haggis , is based on the …

My life is mine

My Life is Mine is a 1981 American film of the drama genre, directed by John Badham . Starring Richard Dreyfuss , John Cassavetes , Christine Lahti , Bob Balaban , Kenneth McMillan and Kaki Hunter in the lead roles. Based on the play of the same title by Brian Clark . Argument Ken Harrison …

Sea in

Mar Adentro is a Spanish biographical – dramatic film from 2004 co – written and directed by Alejandro Amenábar and starring Javier Bardem , Belén Rueda and Lola Dueñas . It is based on the real story of Ramón Sampedro , a writer and exmarinero who is quadriplegic after an accident occurred during his youth …

The descendants

The descendants (in English, The Descendants ) is a dramatic film of 2011 directed, produced and written by Alexander Payne , based on the novel of Kaui Hart Hemmings . 2 It was presented at the Film Festival in Toronto , Canada , on 10 September 2011. 3 Winner of the Golden Globe in the …

Johnny got his gun (film)

Johnny got his gun – also known as Johnny took his rifle (in Latin America) and Johnny took his rifle (in Spain) – is a dramatic film directed by Dalton Trumbo based on his own novel Johnny got his gun . The film shows a clearly anti- war positionand could be interpreted as an apology …

The Barbarian Invasions

The Barbarian invasions ( Les invasions barbares in French ) is a French-Canadian film directed by Denys Arcand in the year 2003. It is a drama with dyes of comedy, sequel of The decline of the American empire and happened, in turn, by The age of ignorance . It stars Rémy Girard , Stéphane Rousseau …

When fate reaches us

Soylent Green (original title in English : Soylent Green ) is an American film of 1973 , directed by Richard Fleischer , starring Charlton Heston , Edward G. Robinson and Leigh Taylor-Young in the lead roles and based on the novel Make room! Make room! (1966) by Harry Harrison . Plot In 2022, in a …

Condemned to live

Condemned to live is a Spanish telefilm of 2001 whose main argument is the life of Ramón Sampedro , quadriplegic since the age of 25, who developed an intense activity of judicial request to be able to die and that the person or persons who help him did not incur in crime, Given that his …

Ernst Zierke

Ernst Zierke ( 6 of maypole of 1905 – Celle , 1972 ) was a Unterscharführer of the SS who participated in the program Action T4 undertaken by Nazi Germany and subsequently worked in the death camps Belzec and Sobibor during Operation Reinhard . His father, a railroad worker, died in 1917. Ernst attended a …

Christian Wirth

Christian Wirth ( Obersalzheim , Württemberg , 24 of November of 1885 – near Hrpelje-Kozina , today Slovenia , 26 of maypole of 1944 ) was an officer of the Schutzstaffel (SS) and the German police. He was commander of the Bełżec extermination camp and one of the main architects of the program to exterminate …

Gustav Wagner

Gustav Franz Wagner ( Vienna , Austria , 18 of July of 1911 – Brazil , 3 of October of 1980 ), known as “Gustl” and as “the beast” , was one of the most fearsome and cruel Nazi war criminals, petty officer SS the death camp Nazi of Sobibor in Poland, where more than …

Franz Stangl

Franz Paul Stangl ( Altmünster , 26 of March of 1908 – Düsseldorf , 28 of June of 1971 ) was an official Nazi of the SS and active participant in the Holocaust of World War II . He was commander of the Sobibór and Treblinka extermination camps during Operation Reinhard ‘s call . He …

Carl-Heinz Rodenberg

Carl-Heinz Rodenberg , sometimes named Karl-Heinz Rodenberg ( Heide , 19 as November as 1904 -?, 1995 ) was a neurologist and psychiatrist German . Rodenberg was an expert on the murder of the sick by the Nazis , the ” Aktion T4 “, and from 1943 the scientific director of the Reichszentrale zur Bekämpfung …

Annex: Expert T4

The T4 experts were medical experts who were employed by the Zentraldienststelle-T4 (‘T4 service center’) to organize and carry out the killings of the Aktion T4 Euthanasia Program and based on questionnaires with data on the sick and disabled, decided Which would be the victims who would be killed by gas in special institutions. From …

Franz Hoessler

Franz Hössler or Hoessler ( Oberdorf , 4 of February of 1906 – Hamelin , 13 of December of 1945 ) was an official police German . Famous for its active participation in the Holocaust during World War II . Hössler joined during the inflation of 1931 , to the Nazi Party with the file …

Heinrich Gross

Heinrich Gross ( 14 of November of 1915 – 15 of December of 2005 ) was a psychiatrist , doctor and neurologist Austrian , best known for his participation demonstrated in the killing of at least nine children with physical, mental and / or emotional / behavioral characteristics considered “Impure” by the Nazi regime . …

Karl Frenzel

SS – Oberscharführer Karl August Wilhelm Frenzel 1 3 ( 20 of August of 1911 – 2 of September of 1996 ) 4 was the section commander Lager I the death camp of Sobibor , which was the section for Sonderkommando prisoners forced laborers, Who also crowded the victims in the gas chambers . After …

Karl Brandt

Karl Brandt ( Mulhouse , 8 of January of 1904 – Landsberg am Lech , 2 of June of 1948 ) was a doctor and war criminal Nazi . Personal physician of Adolf Hitler , Gruppenführer in the SS and Brigadeführer of the Waffen SS , Reich Commissioner for Health and Public Hygiene ( Reichskommissar …

Erich Bauer

Erich Hermann Bauer 1 ( Berlin , 26 March as as 1900 – 4 as February as 1980 ), sometimes called “Gasmeister” or “Badmeister” was an SS – Oberscharführer . He participated in the Aktion T4 program in Nazi Germany and later in Operation Reinhard . Erich Bauer was one of the people who directly …

Aktion T4

The Action T4 ( 1939 – 1941 ) was a program called euthanasia , 1 2 created and executed under the primary responsibility of doctors and nurses during the Nazi regime to kill persons identified as incurably ill, children with hereditary defects or adults unproductive. It is estimated that between 200,000 and 275,000 people were …

Chantal Sebire

Chantal Sebire ( 28 of January of 1955 – 19 of March of 2008 ) was professor French who lived in Plombières-lès-Dijon , near Dijon , in France , and suffered a esthesioneuroblastoma , a rare form of cancer incurable. This disease is extremely uncommon, so that in the last 20 years only 200 cases …

Max Schur

Max Schur ( Ivano-Frankivsk , Galicia , Austro – Hungarian Empire , now Ukraine , 26 of September of 1897 , New York , December of October of 1969 ) was a physician and psychoanalyst Austrian who for many years served as doctor of Sigmund Freud . Biography He was born in Ivano-Frankivsk the bosom …

Diane Pretty

Diane Pretty ( Luton , 15 of November of 1958 – November of maypole of 2002 ) was a female British Luton who became notable for having been the subject of a debate about the laws of euthanasia in the UK during the first part of XXI century. She tried to change British law to …

Orthopedics

The orthothanasia or dignified death , designates the correct action to death by those attending the suffering from an incurable disease or terminal phase. By extension is understood as the right of the patient to die worthily , without the use of disproportionate and extraordinary means to maintain life. In this regard, in the face …

Assisted suicide

The assisted suicide -depending on the country’s legislation can be likened to assisted suicide – in relation to the end of life, is the aid or assistance to another person who wants to end his existence. In most countries the law contemplates as an offense punishable, in other behaviors simply not necessary cooperation or complicity …

Ubasute

The term ubasute (捨 て て? , Lit. “abandonment of an old woman”, also called ” obasute ” and sometimes “oyasute” 捨 て て “abandonment of a father or relative”) refers to the custom supposedly made in Japan in the past Distant, whereby a sick or elderly relative is taken to a mountain, or some …

Life unworthy of being lived

The expression ” life unworthy of being lived ” (in German ” Lebensunwertes Leben “, literally “life unworthy of life”) was incorporated into Nazi rhetoric to refer to sectors of the population which, in accordance with Racial hygiene of the Third Reich , were denied the right to life and therefore, ultimately, to be sterilized …

World Federation of Right to Die Societies

World Federation of Right to Die Societies ( “World Federation of Societies for the Right to Die ‘in English) is an international federation of associations defending the rights of people to self – determination at the end of his life, the right to Die worthily as well as free access to voluntary euthanasia. 1 Foundation …

Leon Kass

Leon Richard Kass is a bioethicist American who was born 2 as February as 1939 , is known for leading the effort to stop scientific research on embryonic stem cells and cloningwhile he was the director of the “President ‘s Council on Bioethics” in the period 2002 – 2005 . 1 Kass earned degrees from …

Euthanasia in Uruguay

The euthanasia in Uruguay is regulated by Law 18.473 of the Penal Code of Uruguay , also known as the law of ” living will” or “law of good death”. The law had already been taken to parliament in 2009 , being sanctioned by the Chamber of Deputies. The project re-entered parliamentary halls in 2013 …

Animal Euthanasia

The euthanasia Animal (from Greek “good death”) is the act of allowing death by suppressing extreme and / or apply the painless death to an animal suffering from a painful situation or a dying or incurable illness or difficult to recover medical measures . 1 Euthanasia methods are designed to cause minimal pain and stress. …

Khal Drogo

Khal Drogo is a fictional character from the book series Song of Ice and Fire by the writer George RR Martin . It is a barbarian chief (called in the work Dothraki ) known for his fierceness and his abilities as a warrior. Although it is only a main personage of the first volume of …

Dignitas (euthanasia)

Dignitas is a group Swiss who helps and assists die, with the assistance of doctors and nurses qualified people with terminal illness and physical and mental serious illnesses. They also provide assisted suicide for people with full mental faculties who must undergo a rigorous medical report prepared by a psychiatrist who will establish the patient’s …

Right to Die Dignamente

Right to Die Dignamente ( DMD ) is a Spanish federal association that promotes the right of everyone to dispose freely of their body and their life, and to freely and legally choose the moment and means to end it, and defend the rights of the Terminally ill and irreversible, at the moment, to die …

Buddhism and euthanasia

Although the first of the five precepts states, “Do not kill any living being” there is no explicit reference to suicide as is euthanasia 1 2 Buddhist speeches Both the “Vakkali sutra” and the “Channa sutra” ( Samyutta Nikaya ) describe situations in which monks dispose of their own lives to end the physical suffering …

Euthanasia in Switzerland

The euthanasia in Switzerland is legally authorized under conditions defined by law. The Federal Authorities of the Swiss Confederation summarize the situation as follows 1 : “In Switzerland , the assisted suicide is not punishable, provided that it does not respond to a selfish motive. This liberal regulation makes it possible both to protect human …

Euthanasia in the Netherlands

In 2001, the Netherlands decriminalized the euthanasia and assisted suicide . They remain officially still a crime for people practicing it on others, but the law codified a moratorium twenty years ago [ref.Necessary] not to prosecute physicians who had practiced euthanasia in specific circumstances and cases. The Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sports  (en) says …

Euthanasia in Colombia

The euthanasia in Colombia is regulated by the Resolution n o 1216 of 20 April 2015. On 3 July the same year, Colombia recorded the first case of legal euthanasia with the death of Ovidio González, father of cartoonist Julio César González alias Matador . History In 1997, an individual challenged the fact that euthanasia, …

Mario Verstraete

Mario Verstraete , born in December 1962 and died in Ghent on 30 September 2002, is a Belgian activist who defends the right to die with dignity and, suffering from multiple sclerosis , was the first beneficiary of the law on euthanasia in Belgium. Biography Mario Verstraete is first an official in the Ministry of …

Hugo Raes

Hugo Raes , born on26 May 1929In Antwerp and died on23 September 2013In the same city, 1 is a Belgian writer and poet of Dutch expression . Bibliography Jagen en gejaagd worden (1954) Afro-Europeans (1957) Links van de helikopterlijn (1957) From vadsige koningen (1961) Een tijdelijk monument (1962) Hemel en dier (1964) Een faun met …

Francois Narmon

Baron Francois Narmon , born on26 January 1934In Jette is a Belgian businessman. He died after a long illness14 March 2013 (At age 79) 1 . Education After completing secondary studies at the Koekelberg Athenaeum, François Narmon enrolled at the University of Ghent to complete, in 1953, candidatures in economics and commerce. At the end …

Brittany Maynard

Brittany Lauren Maynard ( Anaheim , November 19, 1984 – 1 st November 2014) was an American reached a cancer terminal brain and decided to finally end his life with the physician-assisted suicide . It was an important part of the legalization of medically assisted suicide in California , adopted on October 5, 2015 1 …

Albert Mahieu (1942-2011)

Albert Mahieu ( Brussels , 16 August 1942 –17 January 2011) Is a businessman Brussels, financial consultant and company director , and also a Belgian politician. Biography It was the origin of several complaints against the justice including Assubel , the insurer earned after years of proceedings 1 . In 1994, he took the defense …

Timo Konietzka

Friedhelm Konietzka , born on 2 August 1938 to Lunen and died on 12 March 2012 in Brunnen , is a football player and coach German naturalized Swiss in 1988 1 , 2 , 3 . He is nicknamed Timo in reference to its resembles Marshal Soviet Semyon Timoshenko 3 . Biography Timo Konietzka became …

Pieter Hintjens

Pieter Hintjens (December 3, 1962 – October 4, 2016) is a Belgian developer , author, and former president of the Association for Free Information Infrastructure (FFII), an association fighting against software patents . In 2007, he was nominated as one of the “50 most influential personalities on intellectual property ” by Managing Intellectual Property magazine …

Herbert Fux

Herbert Fux , born27 mars 1927in Hallein and the death13 mars 2007in Zurich , is an actor and politician Austrian . He was a member of the political party The Greens – The Green Alternative . Filmography Cinema 1960 : Confessions of a sixteen 1961: Man in the Shadows 1961: Adorable Julia 1962: The Elusive …

Eluana Englaro

Eluana Englaro (born on25 November 1970In Lecco and died on9 February 2009In Udine ) was the19 January 1992Of a car accident that left her in an irreversible vegetative state . Beginning in 1999, testifying that she ” would have expressed the desire to die, if she were to fall into a coma “, her father …

Christian of Duve

Christian René Marie Joseph, Vicomte de Duve , born on October 2 , 1917At Thames-Ditton in England and died on4 May 20131 in Nethen , Belgium , is a Belgian medical doctor and biochemist who received the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1974 . The life of Christian de Duve, his work and …

Edward Downes

Edward Thomas “Ted” Downes (born in Birmingham on June 17 , 1924, died 10 July 2009In Switzerland ) is an English conductor, specializing in opera . He was associated with the Royal Opera House in 1952 and with the Australian Opera since 1970. He was also well known for his long collaboration with the BBC …

Hugo Claus

Hugo Claus , born on5 April 1929In Bruges and died on19 March 2008In Antwerp , is a writer, poet, playwright, screenwriter and Belgian Dutch- speaking director . Biography The son of a printer, Hugo fled from his father’s house and became a seasonal worker in the north of France. In Paris , Antonin Artaud becomes …

Frans Buyens

Frans Buyens is a filmmaker Belgian Flemish born on 2 February 1924 in Thames ( East Flanders Province ) and euthanized , following a serious illness,26 May 2004In Jette ( Brussels ). Biography He was the companion of the dancer , choreographer, director and writer Lydia Chagoll . They made several films together. Self-taught from …

Edward Brongersma

Edward Brongersma , born on31 August 1911in Haarlem ( Netherlands ) and died22 April 1998In Overveen , was a Dutch jurist and politician . He was elected from the Dutch Labor Party to the Senate from 1946 to 1950 and from 1963 to 1977 and Chairman of the Judiciary Committee of the Senate from 1969 …

Bombing of Katyr-Yurt

The bombing of Katyr-Yurt ( Chechnya )4 February 2000, Two days before the fall of Grozny , made several hundred victims civil (estimates range from 170 to 363 1 ) during an operation by Russian forces in the Chechen conflict . Located at the rear of the front and considered part of the “security zone” …

Miele (movie)

Miele is anItalianfilmdirected byValeria Golinoand released in2013. This is the first film as the director of the Italian actress. Freely inspired by the novel Vi perdono byMauro Covacich( published in 2009 under the pseudonym of Angela Del Fabbro), the film is selected in the section ” Un certain regard ” at the2013 Cannes Film Festival. Synopsis Irene …

The Truth About Jack

You do not know jack ( You Do not Know Jack ) is a TV movie American directed by Barry Levinson , distributed to United States in April 2010 on HBO . In France, the telefilm was broadcast in September 2010 on Orange Cinémax , and in December 2011 on Ciné + Premier . The …

World Federation of Right to Die Societies

The World Federation of Right to Die Societies is the international federation of associations that promote voluntary access to euthanasia . Founded in 1980 , it is made up of more than 46 associations in 27 countries. It organizes the official international meeting on accompaniment to death. See also Euthanasia Association for the Right to …

Piergiorgio Welby

Piergiorgio Welby , born on26 December 1945In Rome and died on20 December 2006In the same city, is an Italian painter , poet and political activist whose fight for three months to assert his “right to die” has led to a debate on euthanasia in his country. He publicly stated in 2006 that he refuses to …

Neighbors (new)

Neighbors (original title: Neighbor ) is a new drama to science fiction of Robert Silverberg , internationally known way. This is one of the best known news of the author. Publications Publications in the United States The news was written in January 1964 and appeared inAugust 1964With the title Neighbor in Galaxy Science Fiction . …

Case of Chantal Sébire

Chantal Sébire , born on28 January 1955 And died on 19 March 2008In Plombières-lès-Dijon , is a French teacher . She suffered from a rare tumor , and the media coverage of her suffering and death have rekindled the debate on euthanasia in France . Disease and Demand for Euthanasia Chantal Sébire suffered from an …

Terri Schiavo

Terri Schiavo (born Theresa Marie Schindler on3 December 1963 – 31 March 2005) Is an American , emblematic figure of the polemic on the euthanasia . His case has made several press releases in the United States following legal proceedings initiated by his parents to keep him alive despite the opinion of the doctors. Victim …

Ramón Sampedro

Ramón Sampedro Cameán , born January 5, 1943 in the municipality of Porto do Son in Galicia ( Spain ) and died January 12, 1998 in Boiro , is a sailor , writer and activist of euthanasia . Biography At 19, Ramón Sampedro enlisted in the merchant navy with the intention of knowing the world. …

Remy Salvat

Rémy Salvat (August 21, 1984 – August 10, 2008) is a young French man with a serious illness whose suicide in August 2008 has revived the debate on euthanasia in France . History Rémy Salvat committed suicide by drug overdose the night of 9 to 10 August 2008. It would be 24 years 1 . …

Report by Sicard

The Sicard report is a report drawn up by the Presidential Mission for Reflection on the end of life created by decree of the President of the Republic François Hollande on 17 December 2012. The mission This mission is chaired by Didier Sicard , a distinguished physician, who chaired the National Ethics Committee between 1999 …

Karen Ann Quinlan

Karen Ann Quinlan ( March 29, 1954 Scranton, Pennsylvania) – June 11, 1985 Morris Township (New Jersey ) is an American who is emblematic of the history of the right to euthanasia . Her case has been widely known and has given rise to many debates on bioethics , euthanasia, legal custody and civil rights …

Pretty case against United Kingdom

The Diane Pretty v. United Kingdom judgment of April 29 , 2002is a judgment of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on euthanasia have had an international impact Note 1 . Diane Pretty, in the name of the ” right to a decent life “, demanded permission to ask her husband to end her …

Case Christine Malèvre

Christine Malèvre, who was practicing at the Mantes-la-Jolie hospital as a nurse, was tried for deliberately causing the death of six patients. The Facts She is accused of having, between February 1997 and May 1998, performed the euthanasia of six patients placed in palliative care 1 ‘ 2 . During the first interrogations, she said …

Law on Patients’ Rights and End of Life

The Law of 22 April 2005 on the rights of the sick and the end of life , known as the Leonetti Law , is a French law adopted on 12 April 2005, promulgated on 22 April 2005 and published in the Official Journal on 23 April 2005. This law is Promulgated as a result …

An Act respecting end-of-life care

The End of Life Care Act , also known as Bill 52 during the legislative process, is a Quebec law whose purpose, according to the bill, is to ensure that people at the end of their lives respectful care of their dignity and recognize their right to respect for their will expressed clearly and freely …

Jean Leonetti

Jean Leonetti is a French politician born on9 July 1948In Marseille ( Bouches-du-Rhône ). Former Vice-President of the Radical Party 1 then of the UMP , current member of the Republicans , he has been mayor of Antibes since 1995 and deputy of Alpes-Maritimes since 1997 2 . He is best known for his name …

Arthur Koestler

Arthur Koestler , born Artúr Kösztler ( [ɒɾtuːɾ] , [køstlɛɾ] ) on September 5, 1905In Budapest and died on1 st March 19831 in London , is a novelist , journalist and essayist Hungarian , naturalized British . Biography Arthur Koestler was born into a family Hungarian Jewish Ashkenazi and German . He is the son …

Jack Kevorkian

Jack Kevorkian ( 1928 in Pontiac , Michigan , United States – Jun 3 , 2011in Detroit , Michigan), also known under the name of ” Dr. Death ” , ” Dr. Suicide ” or “Doctor Death” 1 , is a doctor American known for his practice of assisted suicide in cases Serious medical problems. …

Adolf Jost

Adolf Jost , born on the22 August 1874In Graz and died onOctober 20, 1908In Sorau ), was an Austrian psychologist. In 1895 he published the book The Right to Die , a book that contributes to the debate on the question of euthanasia . Biography Birth 22 August 1874 Graz Death October 20 , 1908 …

Incitement to Suicide

The incitement to suicide may refer to euthanasia or assisted suicide but also to a form of ‘ Prejudice pathological directly or indirectly leading to the voluntary death of someone 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 . In French law Section 6: From provocation to suicide. Article 223-13: The provocation of suicide by another …

Case of Vincent Humbert

Vincent Humbert (3 February 1981 – 26 September 2003) Is a young man who has become a quadriplegic , blind and mute , after a serious accident in the road . His case raised many comments about his desire to die, euthanasia being banned in France . After a serious road accident, the 24 September …

John Hardwig

John Hardwig is an American philosopher who teaches at the University of Tennessee Biography John Hardwig is an American philosopher with a Ph.D. from the University of Texas . Hardwig has published numerous articles, including bioethics , the end-of-life issue, the notion of epistemic dependence and the role of experts . He is Professor Emeritus …

Frank Van Den Bleeken

Frank Van Den Bleeken is a Belgian interned detainee (53 years old in 2015), known for a legal battle asking to be euthanized by invoking for psychological suffering. Biography Frank Van Den Bleeken was convicted of multiple rapes, and a murder committed 1 st January 1989, For which he was declared irresponsible. He was interned …

Exit (association)

Exit is an ADMD non-profit Swiss . Since 2000, its president is D r Jérôme Sobel. With assistance in suicide in Switzerland, associations have been set up to help those convicted or wishing to die. They are followed for some time by a companion before committing suicide by absorbing a drink. Since 18 December 2005, …

Animal euthanasia

Called animal euthanasia voluntary killing of an animal in order to end her suffering or prolonged agony. The term is also commonly used to refer to the killing of animals that have participated in a laboratory study (sampling, data collection), in fur farms or in the context of the prevention of epizootic diseases . It …

Euthanasia

Originally, the euthanasia ( Ancient Greek : ευθανασία : ευ , “good”, θανατος , “death”) means having a gentle death, that death is natural or caused one . In a more contemporary meaning and smaller 2 , euthanasia is described as a practice (or omission) to lead – especially by a physician or control 3 …

Euthanasia Coaster

The Euthanasia Coaster is a hypothetical metal roller coaster designed to kill passengers 3 , 4 . It was designed and mapped in 2010 by Julijonas Urbonas, a PhD student at the Royal College of Art in London . Urbonas, who worked in an amusement park, defined these roller coaster as “a hypothetical euthanasia machine …

Right to life

The right to life is a right that is defined differently according to the time and place. So historic , it is the right not to be killed. This right is at the origin a mere general disapproval of the homicide . The right to life can be summarized in this definition to “Thou shalt …

Dignitas

Dignitas is a combination Swiss providing services to aid suicide 1 and based in the village of Forch, on the banks of Lake Zurich 2 . She helped Sir Edward Downes , a British conductor, and his wife end their lives in July 2009 3 . In 2011, fantasy writer Terry Pratchett presents the documentary …

Ethics and Vulnerable Charters

The Ethics is a set of ethical rules of operation of a medical or paramedical profession. The charter concerns the ethical rules governing the functioning of a health establishment or a service or social or medico-social institution. The ethics of care or caring [ ref.  Wish] is not limited to ethics and the respect of …

Franco Cavalli

Franco Cavalli , born on 3 July 1942 in Locarno in Switzerland , is a medical oncologist Swiss world-renowned cancer researcher and politician member of the Social Democratic Party (SP). Franco Cavalli is the head of oncology at the Hospital de Bellinzona and a professor at the Universities of Berne and Varese . Between 2001 …

Association for the Right to Die with Dignity

The Association for the right to die with dignity (ADMD) is a French association advocating “the right for everyone to have an end of life according to personal concepts of dignity and freedom” . In practice, the ADMD intends to obtain in France the vote of a law legalizing euthanasia and assisted suicide (assisted suicide) …

Therapeutic relaxation

The aggressive treatment means in the medical field, the use of therapies overly burdensome for the patient, disproportionate to the expected improvement. The refusal of this persecution can lead to death. It raises the question of the conflict between the freedom of the patient and the convictions and even the financial interests of the medical …