On Oktober 13, Dutch Health minister Hugo de Jonge announced that he plans to make it possible to help terminally sick children aged between one
In the Netherlands, euthanasia and assisted suicide are both criminal acts according to the Dutch penal law (article 293 and article 294). When such an act is performed by a physician, according to the due care criteria of the Law on euthanasia and assisted suicide (2001), the physician is no longer punishable.
Right to die Societies in the Netherlands
The Dutch Right to Die Society NVVE published its second Relevant of 2020 (Dutch only).
A liver donated after euthanasia can be transplanted just as well as a liver donated after a ‘normal’ death. This has emerged from research by