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Archie Battersbee’s mom makes final ditch attraction to Health Secretary


Archie’s mother and father have appealed to the UN.(Photo: GoFundMe)

The mom of Archie Battersbee has written an pressing letter to the Health Secretary urging the federal government to stop his life help from being withdraw.

The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD) has informed the federal government to maintain the 12-year-old alive whereas it considers an software by his household. 

Despite the UN CRPD’s injunction, the hospital belief caring for Archie has mentioned it plans to go forward with eradicating his life help on Monday. 

The authorities is but to reply to the UN CRPD interim measures.

In her letter to Health Secretary Stephen Barclay, Archie’s mom, Hollie Dance, mentioned it will be “a unprecedented cruelty” and a “flagrant breach of Archie’s rights as a disabled individual” if docs take away his life help. 

“Archie is entitled to have the choices about his life and demise, taken by the NHS and UK courts, to be scrutinised by a global human rights physique. Hastening his demise to stop that might be utterly unacceptable,” she mentioned. 

“I belief that you’ll now act instantly, as a member of the federal government chargeable for the NHS, to make sure that this doesn’t occur, and our nation honours its obligations below the worldwide human rights treaties which we have now signed and ratified.”



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