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Dutch society divided on assisted suicide law

A law is proposed in the Netherlands to make it easier for elderly people to kill themselves.

by Step Vaessen

A law has been proposed in the Netherlands to make it easier for elderly people to kill themselves.

Critics say the assisted suicide law goes too far. But pensioners who feel there is nothing left to live for want legal help to die.

Al Jazeera's Step Vassen reports from Amsterdam.


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