In China, A woman Seeks The Right to Die – David Pierson

From Los Angeles Times: Confined to a rusty wheelchair and unable to control her muscles below her neck, Li Yan seemed destined for nothing more than a short life of pain and hopelessness. Instead, the 29-year-old with muscular dystrophy has been catapulted into the center of an ethical debate. Li, fearing that her disease eventually […]

Severely Disabled Woman Appeals for Euthanasia Law – Jessie Tao

From China Daily: Li Yan, a 28-year-old terminal cancer patient, has been in the spotlight lately after popular CCTV investigative news anchor woman Chai Jing posted a message from her, conveying Li’s wish that the NPC (National People’s Congress), which is convening for the annual session, considers a draft on peaceful death, or euthanasia. Li, […]



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