Overriding the right of parents to find alternative treatment for their seriously ill children is a terrifying principle

By John Deighan No instinct can be stronger than the natural desire of a mother to protect her child, and few rights can be so solidly based as that of recognising the rights of parents to determine the best interests of their own children as they see them, unless it is clear they are causing …

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Tafida Raqeeb is the latest case of a UK child being denied treatment abroad

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Tafida Raqeeb has been diagnosed with arteriovenous malformation, a rare condition which causes the blood vessels to have abnormal connections between the arteries and veins. Tafida had a brain bleed on February 9 that has left her in coma in the Royal London Hospital where the doctors …

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