The European Court Of Human Rights Has Rejected A Plea From Charlie Gard Parents
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On Friday 9 June, the ECHR ordered an emergency hearing. To that end, it requested the UK to keep Charlie alive until the end of 13 June.
Great Ormond Street specialists kept providing life support while judges in the European Court of Human Rights analyse the case.
19:11, UK, Tuesday 27 June 2017
But they have now announced the application by Charlie’s parents is “inadmissible”.
The European Court announced that it had by a majority “endorsed in substance” the approach by the UK courts.