Euthanasia prof ready for global battle For Times LIVE by Aron Hyman | 06 May, 2016 09:56 NOMINATED: Prof Sean Davison could lead a global pro-euthanasia organisation Image by: SUPPLIED A Cape Town academic who helped his mother to die has
In recent years South Africans have been directly confronted by the complex issues surrounding the uncomfortable subject of dying. In December 2013 the public witnessed the undignified and unnatural death of Nelson Mandela, five months after doctors declared him to
Although desperate to die he was literally clinging on to life for the sake of a positive ruling and the consequences this would have on a law change, and for others who may find themselves in his position. This was an extraordinary act of courage, and an extraordinary gift to our humanity.
I was contacted by one of our supporters last week who voiced concern regarding a post in which I mentioned that people were contacting us for more information about the “Mexican drug” Avron used to hasten his death. Her concerns
Commission on Assisted Dying – Supplementary Evidence by Joel Joffe rebutting concerns of opponents of Assisted Dying Joel Joffe: When I gave evidence to the Commission on 20 April 2011, I ran out of time to respond to concerns about
The following was recently contributed by one of our supporters who chooses to remain anonymous: There is no justification for a claim that Christianity must oppose the assisted death of a person who has made their own decision to die,
Madiba’s illness has to get us talking about issues of death Nelson Mandela may not be aware of it but he has got us talking about death; something we have never had the courage to do before, though it is
Yes, they mean well, of course they do, but really, how dare they? Do they know what Madiba wants? Do you? Or we? Let’s stick to the facts: We don’t know what Madiba himself wants. We don’t even know if