Anger builds in Netherlands over new euthanasia plan for children
A CitizenGo petition was launched after the Minister of Health, Hugo de Jonge, announced that the government will amend or re-interpret the euthanasia law. He told MPs in a briefing that work is progressing on plans to make it possible to help terminally sick children aged between one and 12 to die, in limited circumstances.
The Guardian / Euthanasia Prevention Coalition
The recommendation was made in a report by experts in 2019 who found that a small group of children may be suffering because doctors are afraid of the consequences of actions that could hasten their deaths.
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