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Should the Euthanasia Act in Belgium include minors? (2018)
Journal Article
Cohen-Almagor, R. (2018). Should the Euthanasia Act in Belgium include minors?. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, 61(2), (230-248). doi:10.1353/pbm.2018.0039. ISSN 0031-5982

In 2014, Belgium became the first country in the world to legislate euthanasia for children. The decision evoked questions and criticisms in Belgium and in the world at large: should children have the right to ask to die? Are children able to make re... Read More

First do no harm: intentionally shortening lives of patients without their explicit request in Belgium (2015)
Journal Article
Cohen-Almagor, R. (2015). First do no harm: intentionally shortening lives of patients without their explicit request in Belgium. Journal of medical ethics, 41(8), (625-629). doi:10.1136/medethics-2014-102387. ISSN 0306-6800

The aim of this article is to provide a critical review of one of the most worrying aspects of the euthanasia policy and practice in Belgium-the deliberate shortening of lives of some patients without their explicit voluntary request. Some suggestion... Read More