At the last minute, the Colombian authorities cancelled the euthanasia that would be carried out on Martha Sepúlveda at 7 am on Sunday the 10th.
Mexico City (proces.com.mx).- At the last minute, the Colombian authorities cancelled the euthanasia of Martha Sepúlveda that will be carried out at 7 am on Sunday the 10th.
The Colombian Institute of Pain in Medellin (Indocol), announced that Marta Liria Sepulveda (a patient with amytrophic lateral sclerosis) had been canceled. She will be the first female euthanasia male him who has not been terminally diagnosed.
Noticias Caracol reports that after the Constitutional Court granted the right to die with dignity to patients not terminally ill on July 23, Indocol approved Martha Sepulveda’s euthanasia on October 10.
The Indocol Medical Committee met on Friday, August 8th. After an “extensive again,” review and analysis of Sepulveda’s request, they decided to “unanimously cancel” the procedure of euthanasia.
According to the Institute it was determined that the patient did not meet the First Committee’s termination criteria.
Caracol Noticias gathered the responses from Juan Fernando Reyes Kuri, the House Representative who wrote the bill to regulate euthanasia.
“They cannot refuse to euthanize Martha Liria Sepulveda. What qualifications are needed to tell how much suffering other people should suffer?