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How Many More Nadia's: The Serial Suicide Killer Finds A Loop Hole

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"Bill M-388, tabled in the House of Commons on May 26th by Albrecht, proposes that the government should ensure that counseling, aiding or abetting a person to commit suicide is a Criminal Code offence “regardless of the means used to counsel or aid or abet including via telecommunications, the Internet or a computer system.” "While the Internet is deemed as a haven for free speech, it is important to protect individuals like Nadia from committing suicide at the encouragement of a predator," said Albrecht, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Conestoga." The above excerpts, which are from a June 16th, 2009 LifeSiteNews.com article by Thaddeus M. Baklinski, pertains to the case of William Melchert-Dinkel, who has admitted to US police that he coaxed at least five different people to commit suicide using the internet. Included amongst his victims was 18 year old Nadia Kajouji, a student at Carleton University in Ottawa who killed herself after being "encouraged" to do so in a series of internet chat room discussions with Melchert-Dinkel. Alex Schadenberg, who is my guest today, is from the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition in London, Ontario and he believes that the RCMP should consider extraditing William Melchert-Dinkel, as it is a crime under Canadian law (Section 241) to Aid, Abet and Counsel suicide, whether suicide occurs or not. In this case Kajouji was clearly counseled via the internet to commit suicide and there appears to be enough evidence to charge Melchert-Dinkel," Schadenberg said. Despite those sentiments, Melchert-Dinkel's case is being tried in Rice County District Court in the State of Minnesota near his home town of Faribalt. Even more disconcerting is the fact that his lawyer Terry Watkins, said after the hearing he expects his client to be acquitted. The reason, because it’s a violation of his right to free speech.