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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. ...

Philippines: Government failure to protect their human rights biggest challenge for disabled people

Posted 22/07-10 at 17.25

Disabled people in the Philippines claim that they are disabled less by their impairments then the denial of their human rights. They site, among other things, the government's failure to enforce the law that affords them a 20% discount on medicin ...

Philippines: Convention not being implemented claims disability activist

Posted 23/04-10 at 20.44

On April 16th, disabled people in the Philippines staged an ‘Indignation Rally' to mark the second anniversary of the country's ratification of the CRPD. They were protesting because the government has done nothing to make the Convention a reali ...

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