Portugal parliament to vote on euthanasia decriminalisation
Portugal's parliament is debating and will vote on whether to make euthanasia legal in the country.
The country's culture is traditionally Catholic and conservative, and the issue is dividing many in the country.
The Portugal's centre-left Socialist government wants to make the practice legal, but with special conditions.
The result of the vote on the proposals is uncertain and is likely to be a close run affair.
The proposals pit left-leaning parties in the parliament against the Catholic Church and traditional authority.
Protests have convened by anti-abortion groups in the country's... read more
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