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Facebook blocks man with incurable disease from livestreaming his death

Facebook blocks man with incurable disease from livestreaming his death

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Facebook has said it will block a Frenchman suffering with a rare and incurable disease from livestreaming his death on the platform.Alain Cocq, who has lived with a degenerative disease for 34 years, has stopped eating, drinking and has not taken his medication since Friday night. The 57-year-old said he would livestream his death on social media after President Emmanuel Macron turned down his request for euthanasia. Image: The 57-year-old has been confined to his medical bed for years In a video from his medical bed at home in Dijon, eastern France, he said: "So I have finished my last meal... I drink to your health one last time."The road to deliverance begins and, believe me, I am happy. I have made up my mind and I am at peace." ...