Ashya King to start proton therapy treatment plan in Prague

Five-year-old Ashya King is set to start a proton therapy treatment plan in the Czech Republic to help him beat brain cancer.

In a statement, the centre said the five-year-old had been fitted with a special treatment mask as well as undergoing a series of tests.

Brett and Naghmeh King removed Ashya from Southampton General Hospital on August 28 against doctors' advice, following a disagreement over his treatment.

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Ashya's brother: 'Ridiculous' to handcuff my parents

The brother of the critically ill five-year-old Ashya King has said that it was "ridiculous" to handcuff his parents who were arrested after the boy was taken without consent from a hospital in Southampton.

The parents of Ashya King are being held in Spain after their extradition hearing was adjourned to allow the judge time to translate a number of documents. Brett and Naghemeh King can be detained for up to 72 hours.

When asked what his reaction was to having police outside his brother's door and not being able to see him, Naveed said officers were "treating poor Ashya as a criminal". "They are treating all our family as criminals, because they are not allowing us to go and see him," he added.

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