It's been a key argument for proponents of euthanasia/assisted suicide since the argument began - flying across debating chambers and splurged across the media, the claim of a "human right" to choose one's death has been trumpeted from all seeking to overturn legislation. However, the European Court of Human Rights have ruled against this assertion, closing the door on two applications for the law to be reconsidered.
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Belgian Intensive Care doctors have now said, in very clear terms, that the law - regardless of what it does and does not allow - does not affect them. They and they alone will decide who lives and who dies in their hands, adults, consenting or not, children and all.