Dutch government backs plan to legalise euthanaia for minors under 12-years-old

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    Dutch government backs plan to legalise euthanaia for minors under 12-years-old

    The Dutch government has backed plans to make euthanasia legal for children under 12 years-old. It's currently legal in the Netherlands for teenagers and newborns with their parents' consent. The controversial issue has sparked months of fierce debate within the four-party ruling coalition.
    To discuss it further we're joined now by Eduard Verhagen who was one of the doctors behind the first child euthanasia law

    Period15-Oct-2020

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    • TitleDutch government backs plan to legalise euthanaia for minors under 12-years-old
      Degree of recognitionInternational
      Media name/outletEuronews
      Media typeWeb
      Duration/Length/Size3 min, 11 sec
      CountryNetherlands
      Date15/10/2020
      DescriptionThe Dutch government has backed plans to make euthanasia legal for children under 12 years-old. It's currently legal in the Netherlands for teenagers and newborns with their parents' consent. The controversial issue has sparked months of fierce debate within the four-party ruling coalition.To discuss it further we're joined now by Eduard Verhagen who was one of the doctors behind the first child euthanasia law
      Producer/AuthorEuronews
      URLhttps://newsvideo.su/video/13612902
      PersonsEduard Verhagen