Czech Government Rejects Second Parliamentary Attempt to Legalise Euthanasia


… the Czech government blocked another parliamentary effort to legalise euthanasia, following a first attempt in 2016

… In Czech Republic, euthanasia is classed as murder

… the bill is inconsistent with the Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms

… everyone has the right to life and to not be deprived of their life

… President Milos Zeman said in 2019 that if such a law was passed, he would veto it