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South African High Court Order on Assisted Suicide Overruled

South Africa's Supreme Court has upheld a Government Appeal against a 2015 High Court Order allowing assisted suicide

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Appeal Against Assisted Suicide Law Rejected

After Parliament's rejection of legalisation, it would be 'institutionally inappropriate' for the courts to re-open the matter

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