Give me right to die

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Robin Stransham-Ford, 65, is dying of terminal prostate cancer and has urgently asked the court to allow him to end his life, arguing he will otherwise die an undignified death.

The advocate from Cape Town says he has only weeks left to live and is on morphine for pain which causes him to become confused and sedated.

He wants to die with friends and family around him, aware what is happening and the chance to say goodbye.In his affidavit, he says it is a gross violation of his fundamental constitutional right to dignity to deny him the choice to end his life by euthanasia or assisted suicide.

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