Withdrawal of nutrition and hydration would not offend right to life – Strasbourg Court – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted June 24th, 2015 in accidents, human rights, medical treatment, news, personal injuries by sally

‘In an important step away from Pretty v UK, the Grand Chamber of the Strasbourg Court has upheld the right of to die with dignity by ruling that there would be no violation of Article 2 (right to life) of the European Convention on Human Rights if artificial nutrition and hydration were to be withdrawn from a patient in a persistent vegetative state.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 16th June 2015

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