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#mercy killing

# mercy-killing - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Terminally ill child becomes first minor to be granted euthanasia in Belgium
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Terminally ill child becomes first minor to be granted euthanasia in Belgium

Sep 17th 2016, 12:18 PM 33,050 Views 73 Comments

Belgium is the only country to allow a child of any age to choose to end their own life.

# mercy-killing - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Serial rapist will now NOT be euthanised, says Minister for Justice
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Serial rapist will now NOT be euthanised, says Minister for Justice

Jan 6th 2015, 1:22 PM 17,642 Views 30 Comments

The rapist had repeatedly asked that the state help him end his life due to “unbearable” psychological suffering.

# mercy-killing - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Belgium set to extend euthanasia law to cover children
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Belgium set to extend euthanasia law to cover children

Feb 12th 2014, 8:21 AM 8,402 Views 79 Comments

A bill allowing euthanasia for minors facing “unbearable physical suffering” will be voted on by lawmakers tomorrow.