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News, 14 May 2002

14 May 2002

14 May 2002 Palliative care experts are asking Belgian legislators to ensure that people who request euthanasia are told about pain relief. The Flemish Federation for Palliative Care has written to De Standaard newspaper to urge parliamentarians to amend a bill which would legalise euthanasia. The chamber of representatives will debate the draft law tomorrow. [Expatica, 13 May ] The Catholic Archbishop of Nairobi has told Kenyan MPs not to permit abortion, warning that doing so could lead in turn to legalised euthanasia. The Most Rev. Ndingi Mwana a'Nzeki described the termination of unborn life as criminal. Last week an MP asked the government to amend the penal code to allow abortion. [East African Standard on All Africa, 13 May ]

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