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French court orders resumption of feeding for Vincent Lambert after UN intervention

May 21, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: Responding to a last-minute intervention by the UN’s Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, a French court has ordered doctors to resume the supply of food and water to Vincent Lambert, the quadriplegic at the center of a contentious legal debate. The court ruling came on May 20 after doctors had cut off food and water, on the basis of an earlier court ruling.

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