PBS NewsHour

In Belgium, terminally ill children have the right to die

Clip: 01/15/2015 | 3m 28s

More than a decade after Belgium became the second country in the world to legalize euthanasia, it once again made headlines in early 2014 when it became the first country to lift any age restrictions associated with the procedure. Terminally ill children can request euthanasia if they are near death, and suffering “constant and unbearable physical” pain with no available treatment.

Aired: 01/15/15

Rating: NR

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