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#Vincent Lambert

# vincent-lambert - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Vincent Lambert, man at centre of contentious right-to-die case in France, passes away
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# Vincent Lambert

Vincent Lambert, man at centre of contentious right-to-die case in France, passes away

Jul 11th 2019, 8:50 AM 21,707 Views 20 Comments

He died more than a decade after an accident that left him with severe brain damage.

# vincent-lambert - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Life support resumes for man in controversial case after court reverses earlier decision
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# Vincent Lambert

Life support resumes for man in controversial case after court reverses earlier decision

May 21st 2019, 12:46 PM 20,459 Views 21 Comments

Vincent Lambert is at the centre of a hugely controversial court case.

# vincent-lambert - Monday 20 May, 2019

Doctors begin switching off life support in hugely controversial French case
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# Vincent Lambert

Doctors begin switching off life support in hugely controversial French case

May 20th 2019, 12:03 PM 65,477 Views 30 Comments

The man’s parents have repeatedly launched court action to keep him alive — in defiance of his wife and five siblings who are in favour of his right to die.

# vincent-lambert - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Outrage as campaigners release video of man at centre of right-to-die case
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# Vincent Lambert

Outrage as campaigners release video of man at centre of right-to-die case

Jun 10th 2015, 6:45 PM 10,847 Views 30 Comments

The video was taken last Friday — the same day that the European Court of Human Rights ruled that Lambert should be allowed to die.

# vincent-lambert - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

European court to decide whether quadriplegic man should be allowed die
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# Vincent Lambert

European court to decide whether quadriplegic man should be allowed die

Jan 7th 2015, 10:47 AM 8,538 Views 30 Comments

The case that has torn his family apart and sparked a fierce euthanasia debate in France.