Dignity South Africa | A Basic Human Right to Die with Dignity?

12 Feb


A Basic Human Right to Die with Dignity?

The world is talking about assisted dying like never before, with 90% of people in France in favour. Vermont has become the 4th State in the USA to legalise voluntary euthanasia and 4 out of 5 people in the UK being supportive. A recent News24 poll indicated that 22,000 South Africans were in favour of assisted dying opposed to just 2,000 against.

Dignity South Africa | A Basic Human Right to Die with Dignity?.


Posted by on February 12, 2014 in Disability


3 responses to “Dignity South Africa | A Basic Human Right to Die with Dignity?

  1. Dignity SA

    February 12, 2014 at 10:55 am

    Thank you for opening this up for debate. It’s a discussion that needs to be held.

  2. Three Well Beings

    February 13, 2014 at 8:25 am

    I just don’t know how I feel about this. I go back and forth. I don’t know if I could ever be sure of what I even think is the right thing to do. It’s tremendously complex!

  3. Lambert

    September 28, 2014 at 8:09 pm

    Make it 22,001 South Africans! In my own life I have seen may things not just as a normal person, but also as police officer with 28 years in the field and as a photographer(journalism)! All I am asking for a option should I want and need it in future, not that much different from a “living will”


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