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First mercy killing of minor in Belgium – report

Sep 18, 2016 - 8:05 AM

Belgium has been the only country in the world that allows terminally ill children of any age to choose to end their suffering – as long as they are conscious and capable of making rational decisions

French mercy killing doctor acquitted after emotional trial

Jun 25, 2014 - 9:57 PM

UPDATED The hugely divisive practice is illegal in France but President Francois Hollande promised during his 2012 campaign to look into legalizing it