Tragic case prompts India to adopt a law permitting ‘passive’ euthanasia

By Rama Lakshmi, January 4, 2015

NEW DELHI — Aruna Shanbaug was working as a nurse in Mumbai when she was brutally raped and assaulted by a co-worker — an attack that left her in a vegetative state for the past four decades. Her case inspired a best-selling book and sparked a heated debate about euthanasia in India.Read full article >>