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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.
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 people who are terminally ill are working on court applications that will allow doctors to assist in legally ending their life, a report says.
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.
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.
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.
A man who helped his terminally ill mother and friend die is relieved that a legal precedent has been set around euthanasia.
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.
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.
The High Court in Pretoria has granted leave to appeal a controversial assisted dying ruling, Doctors for Life say.
The final days of former president Nelson Mandela formed part of a debate in Johannesburg around end-of-life decisions such as euthanasia.
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 International has expressed disappointment in a Pretoria judge's ruling in an assisted suicide case, saying it sets a "dangerous double standard".
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.
Former Cape Town advocate Robin Stransham-Ford has died peacefully just hours after the High Court in Pretoria ruled he could be euthanised legally.
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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