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Assisting a suicide is not always a crime, rules Italian court

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Trial of a euthanasia activist who helped a tetraplegic, blind DJ to die may lead to new lawItaly’s constitutional court has ruled it was not always a crime to help someone in “intolerable suffering” commit suicide, opening the way for a change of law in the Catholic country.Parliament is now expected to debate the matter, which was highlighted by the Milan trial of an activist who helped a tetraplegic man die in Switzerland. Continue reading…

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Publish date : 2019-09-25 22:40:41

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