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Founder and Director of Exit International - Philip Nitschke

Should anyone over 50 be able to plan an end to their own life?

Many people are familiar with cases involving terminally ill patients who believe that they should have the right to die. But what about making this a right for everyone - even if they are fit and healthy? Zeinab Badawi speaks to the controversial Australian Dr Philip Nitschke who believes anyone over 50 should be able to plan an end to their own life. But is he not just encouraging acts of suicide?

(Photo: Dr Philip Nitschke. Credit: David Mariuz/Getty Images)

25 minutes