This paper makes the case for the prohibition of euthanasia and assisted suicide.Continue reading
At its founding in 1969, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) had a core mission of restricting population growth in the name of humanitarian and economic development for the developing world.Continue reading
The principal terms used are ‘euthanasia’ and ‘assisted suicide’. The former is generally understood to be an act or omission that intentionally ends the life of a person ostensibly in order to release him or her from suffering. It should be noted that palliative care, may employ sedation that can, in extreme cases, have the unintended side effect of hastening the natural death of the patient. This is not euthanasia because of the intention behind the act.
The European Court of Human Rights confirms there is no “right to abortion” under international lawContinue reading