The Right to Die Movement Around the World
- Some Activists (.jpg Photos)
The following selection can never be complete. Most of the photos are
from snapshots, so the quality is often poor.
Pieter Admiraal - pioneering euthanasist
in the Netherlands (now retired) and winner of the 1992 Humanist Award.
John Beloff - academic psychologist and former
chairman of VESS (Scotland).
Buji Collabawalla - medical doctor and President
of the Right to Die Society of India.
Lynda Cracknell - president of the Northern Territory
(of Australia) euthanasia society, formed to support the world's first
euthanasia law, the Rights of the Terminally Ill Act.
Chris Docker (Scotland - VESS), with members
of the German society (DGHS), researching Departing
Phyllis Goodheir with her husband Albert
- major independent distributor and campaigner in Scotland for living wills.
Alastair Haggart - retired bishop and theologian,
and Convener of VESS (Scotland).
Derek Humphry - journalist, and early campaigner
for the movement in the USA.
Representatives of the Israel Right to Die
Ludovic Kennedy- well-known writer and broadcaster
and President of the English VES.
Jack Kevorkian - renowned American doctor
who has assisted many suicides.
Helga Kuhse - philosopher working in bioethics,
especially in the area of death & dying.
Sheila Little (deceased) - founder of the
Scottish Society (VESS).
Meredith MacArdle - editor and press officer
for the English society.
Jeanne Marchig - leader of the Swiss society
Philip Nitschke - first Australian doctor
to implement the NT euthanasia law.
Marshall Perron - parliamentarian who launched
Australia's NT euthanasia law.
Marion Rookhuizen of the Dutch society (NVVE).
Cheryl Smith - lawyer and VESS (Scotland) Research
Consultant in America.
Clemencia Uribe - nurse and representative
of the Colombian society.
This webpage is provided by VESS (formerly Scottish Exit), an independent
member of the WFRTDS.
© 1996 Chris Docker. You
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We hope you will join with us in our struggle to make dying with dignity
an option open to anyone, to protect patients and doctors alike in upholding
the humanity of dying well, to seek legal reform, where necessary, and
to introduce safeguards regarding voluntary euthanasia.