ARTICLES RELATING TO ROBIN STRANSHAM-FORD

SCA overturns right-to-die ruling

2016-12-06 11:42

The Supreme Court of Appeal has overturned a high court ruling that allowed a terminally ill cancer patient the right to commit suicide with a doctor’s help.

State appeals against assisted dying ruling

2015-05-29 08:16

The State has filed a notice of leave to appeal a judge's ruling that a terminally-ill man had the right to commit suicide with the assistance of a doctor, Doctors for Life International says.

Three more to ask for assisted suicide

2015-05-07 10:20

Three people who are terminally ill are working on court applications that will allow doctors to assist in legally ending their life, a report says.

Assisted suicide order stands, judge rules

2015-05-04 20:44

The court order allowing a Cape Town advocate to commit suicide with the help of a medical doctor will remain in force, even though he died two hours before the order was granted.

Dying and the law: the Dignity SA case explained

2015-05-01 11:52

Even though Robin Stransham-Ford died before a court ruling on assisted dying, he may have started the process of SA law recognising the right to die with dignity.

Assisted suicide ruling welcomed

2015-04-30 20:15

The World Federation of Right to Die Societies has commended Pretoria Judge Hans Fabricius for the “wise verdict” allowing terminally ill Robin Stransham-Ford the right to commit suicide with a doctor’s help.

Davison 'overjoyed' about assisted dying ruling

2015-04-30 19:02

A man who helped his terminally ill mother and friend die is relieved that a legal precedent has been set around euthanasia.

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Assisted dying ruling affects powers of NPA - Justice ministry

Speaking after a court ruled a terminally ill man the right to end his own life, with the help of a doctor, the Justice ministry said the ruling would affect the NPA's powers. Watch.

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Assisisted suicide ruling postponed

2015-04-29 17:39

The High Court in Pretoria has postponed the ruling on a bid by a terminally ill man to have a doctor help him commit suicide.

 

Assisted dying appeal to be heard

2015-06-03 15:23

The High Court in Pretoria has granted leave to appeal a controversial assisted dying ruling, Doctors for Life say.

Mandela's last days discussed at euthanasia debate

2015-05-14 22:06

The final days of former president Nelson Mandela formed part of a debate in Johannesburg around end-of-life decisions such as euthanasia.

Assisted suicide order stands, judge rules

2015-05-05 09:17

The court order allowing a Cape Town advocate to commit suicide with the help of a medical doctor will remain in force, even though he died two hours before the order was granted.

Justice ministry considering assisted suicide appeal

2015-05-01 12:38

The justice ministry says it is considering whether it still wants to appeal a court ruling on the assisted suicide of Robin Stransham-Ford, after he died.

Doctors for Life disappointed in assisted suicide ruling

2015-05-01 08:57

Doctors for Life International has expressed disappointment in a Pretoria judge's ruling in an assisted suicide case, saying it sets a "dangerous double standard".

Assisted suicide ruling could result in law change

2015-04-30 19:25

If the State’s appeal against a high court ruling which allowed a terminally ill cancer patient to commit suicide with a doctor’s help fails, Parliament will have to change legislation to accommodate this.

Assisted dying applicant dies peacefully

2015-04-30 18:00

Former Cape Town advocate Robin Stransham-Ford has died peacefully just hours after the High Court in Pretoria ruled he could be euthanised legally.

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Everything you need to know about assisted dying

A court has granted a terminally ill man the right to end his own life, with the help of a doctor. Dignity SA explains exactly what assisted dying entails.

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