Archive for May, 2015

Is Euthanasia now legal in South Africa?

Posted: 2nd May 2015 by James Grant in Uncategorized

Euthanasia or assisted suicide is arguably, now, both legal and illegal in South Africa. Here’s an attempt to explain. Three preliminary points are required. Firstly, it’s important to understand that what is at issue is whether killing in euthanasia is unlawful (just like for self/private defence). It is a question of unlawfulness because the issue […]