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Other Decisions Decision [2011] INSC 222 (07/03/2011)

Authority: Supreme Court (India)

Date: 03/07/2011

Subject: The Supreme Court of India has stated the legitimacy of passive euthanasia – and therefore the right to refuse medical treatment – however denying the right to active euthanasia, also recalling the ECHR

Parties: Aruna Ramchandra Shanbaug v. Union of India & Ors.

Original language: English

Classification: Dignity - Art. 2 Right to life - Solidarity - Art. 35 Preventive health care

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