Thursday, 6 May 2010

Today on Beyond Beijing - May 6th - Euthanasia, the right to choose.

We have the right to live in dignity, shouldn't we also have the right to die with dignity? The question over euthanasia has many political, ethical, social, and religious implications. On Thursday, May 6th, Today asked the experts, should we have the right to decide for ourselves when we die, and under what circumstances?

On the panel were:

Prof. Zhai Xiaomei, Director of Center for Bioethics, Peking Union Medical College

Prof. Qiu Renzong, Institute of Philosophy, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Prof. Jocelyn Downie, Faculty Associate in the Health Law Institute, Chair in Health Law and Policy, Dalhousie University

You can listen to the entire debate on this MP3 Audio: Euthanasia - The right to choose Hour 1

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