‘When are you going to tell the truth?’ Charlie Gard’s father calls out lawyer in court


Charlie’s guardians, Chris Gard and Connie Yates, were in court today to exhort judges to let them take their 11-month-old son, who suffers from a rare eugenic health circumstances and has brain damage, to undergo a therapy trial in the US.

Mr Gard yelled at a barrister illustrating Great Ormond Street bosses, saying: «When are you going to start considerable the truth?»

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Charlie Gard’s mothers are desperate for their son to be allowed to go the US for treatment

There is not a person alive who would not after to save Charlie

Mr Justice Francis

Ms Yates added: «It’s really fussy.»

Great Ormond Street doctors argue life-support treatment should fill up and that therapy proposed by a doctor in the US is experimental and would not help.

The magistrate presiding over the case, Mr Justice Francis, told the couple he may not aim for a “final determination” on Thursday as he urged the couple to bring forward any new certification.

He said: said: «If you bring new evidence to me and I consider that evidence swaps the situation… I will be the first to welcome that outcome.

«There is not a person alive who would not want to save Charlie.»

Benchers representing Great Ormond Street bosses told the judge they were twisting to find new evidence, but Charlie’s mother interrupted and told Mr Francis: “He is our son. Desire listen to us.”

Earlier on Monday, Ms Yates said: «He’s our son, he’s our flesh and blood. We be conscious of that it should be our right as parents to decide to give him a chance at zest.»

She added: «There is nothing to lose, he deserves a chance.»


Protestors be experiencing been outside the court all day to support Charlie Gard’s parent’s bid

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The 11-month-old mollycoddle could travel to the US or Italy for treatment if his parents’ wishes are met


Charlie Gard’s sources pictured arriving in court on Monday

But the worldwide support garnered for indulge Charlie, from people including Donald Trump and the Pope, has been sound as “unhelpful” by healthcare professionals.

Professor Neena Modi, president of the Queenly College of Paediatrics and Child Health admitted Charlie’s situation is «heartbreaking» for his foster-parents, and «difficult» for others including medical staff, but went on to claim reciprocate well-meaning interventions from outsiders can be unhelpful.

Mr Gard, 33, ordered that while Charlie’s brain is affected by his illness he believes there is no attestation of «catastrophic brain damage» – however doctors treating him said they swear by his brain damage is «severe and irreversible».

Charlie’s parents asked European court evaluators in Strasbourg, France, to consider their claims after losing struggles in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court in London. But Strasbourg justices have refused to intervene.

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