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Mother seeks to make seriously ill girl Italian citizen after legal win

Tafida Raqeeb’s mother says it is wise for her to become citizen after transfer to Genoa hospital

The mother of a five-year-old girl with a serious brain injury is seeking Italian citizenship for her daughter, after winning a legal fight to prevent her life support being switched off.

On Tuesday, Tafida Raqeeb, from Newham, east London, was transferred from the Royal London hospital, where she was on ventilation, to the Gaslini children’s hospital in Genoa.

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