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  • Teen is youngest legal euthanasia victim in Belgium

    by Diana Chandler, posted Monday, September 19, 2016 (2 years ago)

    BRUSSELS, Belgium (BP) -- A terminally ill 17-year-old has become the first minor to die of euthanasia in Belgium, the French news agency AFP reported Sunday (Sept. 18).

    Belgium lifted age restrictions on euthanasia in 2014, becoming the first country in the world to allow terminally-ill children of any age to choose death, as long as certain conditions are met.

    Neither the teen's identity nor medical condition prior to the procedure were ... Read More