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Alain Cocq, dignified end-of-life activist, died by assisted suicide in Switzerland

2021-06-18T03:29:31.464Z

Alain Cocq, 58, suffering from an incurable disease and who had made two health and hunger strikes in 2020 to demand the right to euthanasia, ...



Alain Cocq, 58, suffering from an incurable disease and who had made two health and hunger strikes in 2020 to demand the right to euthanasia, died Tuesday morning June 15 in Switzerland by assisted suicide, announced her entourage.

To read also: A collective of doctors: "Let's tackle the subject of the end of life without posture or ideology"

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I would like to inform you, hereby, of my death with dignity, as part of an assisted suicide procedure in Switzerland

", writes Alain Cocq in an open letter addressed to the President of the Republic, to the government and to the parliamentarians and disseminated by its supporters.

Source: lefigaro

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