Euthanasia and Italy's political hysteria

Article published on Feb. 12, 2009
Article published on Feb. 12, 2009

After Eluana Englaro passed away on the evening on 9 February, who would have imagined such scenes in Italy. Finger pointing, screaming, aggression - the ethical debate about a family's decision to withdraw the feeding tubes, for a young woman who spent 17 years in a coma, stirred mad political blood