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Egypt: Protest at failure to implement disability law

Posted 01/07-11 at 01.50

Hundreds of disabled people protested in downtown Cairo on June 17th demanding that the government should enforce a 2010 law that compels the public and private sectors to allocate five per cent of their jobs to the disabled people, whose number e ...

Egypt: Disabled people fight for democracy

Posted 18/02-11 at 01.31

As the photographs show, disabled people were involved in the Egyptian revolution,   taking a full pa ...

EGYPT: Disabled people in 50-day rights protest

Posted 15/04-10 at 20.47

It is now April 2010, and for almost 2 months dozens of disabled people have been protesting outside Egypt's parliament building for such basic human rights as housing and jobs. Mahrousa Salem, coordinator of the demonstration, said, "We'v ...

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