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The Right to Die?

Euthanasia is when someone is helped to end their life because they are very sick and they will not get better. It is a subject that many people have strong feelings about: some people believe it is a good thing, and others believe it is completely wrong.

Euthanasia is illegal almost everywhere, although doctors in many countries admit that they have done it.

In the Netherlands there is an unusual situation. Euthanasia is illegal there, but doctors are not prosecuted if they follow special euthanasia guidelines.
 
 

Jose was a young woman from the Netherlands. She became very sick. Despite all attempts to make her better, she kept getting sicker and sicker. Finally she chose euthanasia. This is her story.
Information about the procedures for doctors to follow in cases of euthanasia.
Two doctors present their very different thoughts about euthanasia.

 

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