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BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 09 January 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f109

Campaign for voluntary euthanasia will continue: The widow of Tony Nicklinson, who campaigned for the right for a doctor to end his life, has won the right to take his case forward after a ruling from the Court of Appeal. Jane Nicklinson will argue that the current law on assisted suicide is incompatible with a person’s right to respect for dignity and autonomy under article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights. Tony died in August 2012 after losing a High Court battle for voluntary euthanasia.1

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