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Philippines: Deaf man stopped from boarding airplane

Posted 18/10-10 at 19.01

Franklin Corpuz, a Deaf person, was to fly to Qatar to train as a chef. However, an immigration official refused to let him board the airplane because the official couldn't communicate with him.

Franklin Corpuz

Corpuz said such discrimination was all too common in the Philippines. Furthermore, although the incident is under investigation by the immigration authorities, he is going to take his case to the Commission of Human Rights.




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