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Canada: Call for end to disability discrimination in immigration

Posted 17/04-11 at 01.10

As reported by Our Rights in February and May 2010, the Barlagne family, French immigrants to Canada, have been ordered to leave the country because one of their children is disabled. In May of last year, the Federal Court upheld the decision and ...

Canada: Protest against euthanasia uses CRPD

Posted 25/08-10 at 18.51

The Euthanasia Prevention Coalition (EPC) is organising a protest against what they say is a hospital's attempt to kill a patient by withdrawing hydration and nutrition - euthanasia by omission. Joshua Kulendran Mayandi , a 48 year old pas ...

New Zealand: National Government are ‘declaring war on disabled people’ - Alliance Party

Posted 15/08-10 at 15.16

Alliance Party disability spokesperson, Chris Ford says the National Government is intending to make life more difficult for disabled people. This will involve forcing people to disclose their impairments, to defend their benefits entitlement and ...

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