Parents of Alfie Evans launch new appeal

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Save Alfie Evans! Tell the hospital to let his parents take him home.

This is despite a judge on Wednesday ruling Alfie's life support will be switched off on a date that can not be revealed due to legal reasons.

Their number have been increasingly growing in the last few hours, and more are expected to join.

"If you would like to show your love and support to Alife, Kate and Tom today, please make your way to the park behind the hospital", she wrote.

Tom and Kate had the right to remove Alfie from the hospital according to United Kingdom law, the letter explained.

Mr Evans said the appeal would be heard on Monday and the family hoped to go to Italy for treatment next week.He said: "If he stays here and dies, he dies".

The parents of a terminally ill toddler who has been at the centre of a life-support treatment battle are set to mount another legal challenge.

They claimed an appeal was filed yesterday after claims a judge blocked an attempt to take Alfie out of hospital, the Mirror reported.

In an emotional video from his son's bedside, Mr Evans said he had a legal document that proves he has the right to remove the 23-month-old from hospital but is being prevented from doing so.

Following last night's protest, Mr Evans and his partner Kate James have issued a press release thanking those who came out for Alfie.

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INSTAGRAM ALFIESARMYAlfie's parents thanked supporters on social media

His parents want to transport his care from Alder Hey to a Rome hospital.

His parents have said they have a private ambulance and jet on stand-by ready to take Alfie to Rome.

On Wednesday, High Court judge Mr Justice Hayden endorsed a plan put forward by Alder Hey doctors for withdrawing life-support treatment.

The couple have already lost legal fights in the High Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and European Court of Human Rights.

As the news emerged, a message on Twitter bearing the hashtag #SaveAlfieEvans read: "Everyone come back to Alder Hay".

Appeal court officials say a hearing has been listed for Monday.

Doctors in the United Kingdom have been unable to definitively diagnose his rare degenerative neurological condition.

The toddler's parents complained that the "state" is wrongly interfering with the fate of the boy. Tom, however, obtained a letter from attorney Pavel Stroilov of the Christian Legal Centre, which has been representing Tom and Kate in court, advising Tom he could legally remove Alfie from the hospital, according to Life Site News.

The judge said in the hearing, which ordered the life support to be turned off, that the youngster's brain has been so corrupted by mitochondrial disease that his life is "futile".

Alfie's case has similarities to that of British baby Charlie Gard, who died in 2017 after his parents waged their own lengthy court battle to bring him to the US for experimental treatment.

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