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Euthanasia

Quito, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador is today the ninth country around the world to decriminalize euthanasia, after the Constitutional Court (CC) issued a favorable ruling for its legalization.
Quito, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador’s Constitutional Court (CC) approved on Wednesday a draft ruling for decriminalizing euthanasia, paving the way for the legalization of this procedure in the country. The ruling comes after Paola Roldan, who suffers from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), requested authorization from CC for a dignified death.
Paris, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) The French National Assembly could not vote on a bill on the right to euthanasia for patients who suffer from incurable illnesses, due to 3,000 amendments presented in the debate that ended early Friday.