Sunday, 15 February 2009
Euthanasia: The Right to Die?
Europe is deeply split over how it treats its terminally ill. The divisions were exposed on one day in March 2008, when Belgian writer Hugo Claus ended his life under medical supervision in Antwerp and French former teacher Chantal Sebire died at home, having lost a legal battle to choose her time of dying.
Here, the BBC News website shows the patchwork of different laws in force across Europe.
Spain, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Belgium and Luxembourg, Netherlands, Germany, Sweden...
Another example is about Eluana Englaro, listen and read about her story, and you can follow other people's opinions thanks to the World Have you Say: The right to die?
Now, what do you have to say?