Spanish officials have ordered the immediate release of a detained British couple who were wanted by police in the United Kingdom after they took their critically ill child for treatment abroad without doctors' consent.
....Brett and Naghemeh King were pursued by police after they took 5-year-old Ashya out of a hospital in southern England against doctors' advice and traveled to Spain, where they planned to sell a property to pay for proton beam radiation therapy in the Czech Republic or the U.S.Arrest them! They're trying to save their son's life, using their own money.
They were arrested on a British warrant on suspicion of cruelty to a person under 16 years of age, and were being held at the Soto del Real prison, about 40 kilometers (24 miles) outside Madrid. Their 5-year-old son Ashya, who has a severe brain tumor, is in a hospital in Malaga, 500 kilometers away.Someone important got mad as hell and didn't take it anymore;
Prime Minister David Cameron took the highly unusual step of wading personally into the debate, tweeting that he welcomed the prosecution against Ashya's parents being dropped.
"It's important this little boy gets treatment & the love of his family," he wrote.Sarah Palin, call your office.