What Boudewijn Chabot teaches us about euthanasia.
This article was published by HOPE Australia on June 26, 2017Paul RussellBy Paul Russell, the director of HOPE AustraliaDr. Boudewijn Chabot is a retired Dutch psychiatrist and psychotherapist. In 1993 he was charged with having assisted in the suicide of a healthy 50-year-old Dutch woman, Hilly Bosscher, in 1991. Bosscher had lost two sons in the previous five years; six months apart. One had committed suicide; the other had died of cancer. Both were in their early twenties. Her grief did not abate; she wanted to die and to ‘to lie in between the graves of her two sons’.The Independent