We have the right to live in dignity, shouldn't we also have the right to die with dignity? The question over euthanasia has many political, ethical, social, and religious implications. On Thursday, May 6th, Today asked the experts, should we have the right to decide for ourselves when we die, and under what circumstances?
On the panel were:
Derek Humphry, President of the Euthanasia Research & Guidance Organization (ERGO)
Prof. Zhai Xiaomei, Director of Center for Bioethics, Peking Union Medical College
Prof. Qiu Renzong, Institute of Philosophy, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Prof. Jocelyn Downie, Faculty Associate in the Health Law Institute, Chair in Health Law and Policy, Dalhousie University
You can listen to the entire debate on this MP3 Audio: Euthanasia - The right to choose Hour 1