euthanasia

Occupational Hazard

The Moral Distress of Being a Veterinarian

Many vets feel conflicted about pet owners' insistence on over-treatment or inappropriate requests for euthanasia, and it takes a toll: suicide rates in the industry are high.
Louise McLoughlin
3.14.19
euthanasia

A Doctor Built a Machine That Helps People Die

"After a minute and a half, you feel disoriented. In five minutes, you're gone."
Marjolein de Jong
12.4.17
death

Assisted Death Was the Best Option For My Grandmother

I got a text from my sister: On Friday, our Oma was going to die.
Michelle Malia
9.28.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

President-elect Trump to meet Japanese PM in New York, more than 300 US companies urge him to stay in climate pact, Clinton exhorts followers to "never, ever give up," and more.
VICE Staff
11.17.16
News

Heartbreaking Photos from the Front Line of Burma's Rohingya Genocide

If these Rohingya people go to their nearest hospital, they fear they will be forcefully euthanized.
Mridula Amin
7.7.16
LGBTQ

This Man Wants Doctors To Euthanize Him Because He Can’t Accept His Sexuality

A 39-year-old man in Belgium is seeking euthanasia on the grounds of extreme psychological suffering—because he can't face being gay.
Sirin Kale
6.10.16
Stuff

We Investigate the Right to Die Debate on the New Episode of 'VICE' on HBO

Watch the trailer for this Friday's episode from season four of our HBO show, airing February 19 at 11 PM.
VICE Staff
2.16.16
VICE vs Video games

A Completely Spoilers-Filled Interview with the Makers of ‘Life Is Strange’

Co-directors Michel Koch and Raoul Barbet discuss their game's heavyweight themes of bullying and assisted suicide.
Mike Diver
1.22.16
News

A Letter Signed by 600 Detainees on Manus Island Pleads for Their Assisted Suicide

I asked its author what the hell is going on over there.
Chris Shearer
12.1.15
Post Mortem

'Save the Planet, Kill Yourself': The Contentious History of the Church of Euthanasia

"Antihumanist" activist Chris Korda spent the 90s campaigning for the extinction of humanity. We asked her why she hates people so much.
Simon Davis
10.23.15
Stuff

Death Rights Behind Bars

Given 35 life terms, plus an extra 1,035 years, Martin Bryant will die in prison one way or another. But if he had his way, it would be sooner rather than later.
Chris Shearer
9.23.15
Health

'Ventilation Shutdown': The Gruesome Last Resort for Bird Flu-Infected Farms

In a ventilation shutdown, the air systems in a chicken house are turned off, causing the birds to slowly overheat and suffocate.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.22.15
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