The Price of Mercy by Sean Davison

On this episode of Current Read, Sam Herbst interviews Prof. Sean Davison, one of the more controversial characters she's ever sat opposite. By South African law, Sean is a convicted murderer three times over but – many would argue – a murderer unworthy of the title, especially when considering motivation and intent.

As of June 2022, Davison completed three years of house arrest. Some might consider this a lenient sentence for the conviction of as many assisted suicides which, to date, is still illegal in South Africa.

But the activist remains unwavering in his belief that every person has the right to die with dignity. It’s something that he unpacks at length in his newly released book The Price of Mercy.

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8 Jul 2022 English South Africa Books · Entertainment News

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