For his wife, would be Vincent Lambert has been by the decision of the Doctors, “” liberated. But the legal tug-of-war with the life support measures for the French coma patients continues. After the Doctors had finished on Monday, artificial nutrition, Lamberts, ordered by a court in Paris for their recovery.
The Paris appeal court ordered the authorities "all Maßnahmen" to take in order to keep Lambert alive. In its decision, the court referred to the corresponding claims of the UN Committee on the protection of the rights of people with disabilities.
Previously, the court had decided in the year long legal battle already two Times against the parents, most recently at the end of April. Before the Paris Council of state had ruled as the Supreme administrative court in the sense of the Doctors.
Vincent Lambert is paralyzed since an accident in 2008 cross-section and can no longer speak. Since he is not, according to a report in the case of consciousness and his condition is not expected to improve, the Doctors at the artificial diet on Monday. He would die according to the doctors in a few days.
The Doctors rely on a law of 2016, after which the treatment can be terminated if you "unnecessary and disproportionate.or only serves to erhalten" life artificially;
A "very large Sieg"?
But Lambert’s parents had turned on the UN Committee and the invited in turn to France, to postpone the decision over Lambert’s fate, until the Board has prepared a statement related to the case. A court had rejected it and declared the claim of the Committee to be legally binding. Another court in Paris decided,however, that the Doctors have to start the diet again. For the mother of the patient, Viviane, a "very large Sieg".
A few hours earlier it had looked different: The chief of palliative care in Reims, Vincent Sanchez, had informed the family by e-mail about the end of the artificial diet for your son. At the same time Lambert " would;deep and kontinuierlich" A sedative administered, he wrote more.
His mother, the Doctors referred to as "Nazis"
"This is a disgrace, an absolute Skandal", the lawyer for the parents, Jean Paillot said, according to the decision of the Doctors. Lambert’s mother and father could not say goodbye with a kiss from your son. As "Monster" and "Nazis" the mother Viviane, to be referred to the physician Lambert. They rank in front of the clinic with tears.
The 73-Year-old and her 90-year-old man, Pierre an appeal on Monday again to complain to the European court of human rights in Strasbourg. The court dismissed this after a few hours with the justification that there is no "new Elemente" in the case.
His siblings, his wife – you want he should go
The parents of a former male nurse are devout Catholics and had recently asked the President of Emmanuel Macron to support. The President dismissed the call for help on Monday. It was not for him, the decision of the Doctors to lift, he explained. "It is in accordance with our laws." With a March to the Elysée Palace supporters of Lambert’s parents Macron in the evening, tried to move to Intervene.
The case divides the family: Lambert’s wife Rachel and six brothers and sisters are in favour of the end-of-life support. You invoke the fact that he had always spoken out against artificial prolongation of his life. "To see him means to see him as a human, the liberated ist", Rachel Lambert said on Monday. At the same time you are asked to let the members of your privacy and Dignity.
Pope Francis said in Rome, the lives of all people, should "from the beginning to its natural Ende" be protected. "We pray for all those with a serious illness leben", the Pope wrote in the short message service Twitter. The press office of the Holy see the Expression of explicitly in connection with the case of Lambert.