Update: Tony Nicklinson – The Fight Goes On

After suffering a stroke in 2005, Tony Nicklinson was paralysed from the neck down. He and his wife campaigned tirelessly for a change in the law on the ‘Right-To-Die” issues that prevented him from having any kind of  assisted dying.

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Assisted dying: The debate as seen by Tony Nicklinson himself

A man with locked-in syndrome who says his life  is a “dull, miserable, demeaning, undignified and intolerable” life and is fighting in the courts for his right to die. Tony Nicklinson, 57, after suffering a dreadful stroke 7 years ago ago was left paralysed below the neck. He is now only able to communicate  by blinking or with limited head movement.

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