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Cyprus: Trial puts euthanasia in the spotlight

A British citizen, David Hunter, was found guilty of killing his wife of 52 years who was suffering from advanced blood cancer. The trial sparked strong debate on the socially conservative, Greek Orthodox island where euthanasia is illegal and highly taboo. Greek Cypriots were confronted with taking a stand amid the public debate on euthanasia, a topic rarely discussed in the open.

Read more: How David Hunter’s trial has forced Cyprus to confront euthanasia | Cyprus | The Guardian