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Legalising assisted suicide opens the door to risks and dangers driven by attitudes about disabled people and their lives.
The council was putting into practice one of the key principles of the disabled people’s rights movement: Nothing About Us Without Us.
It is essential that disabled people can have pride in who they are and that disability discrimination awareness continues to be raised.
Honouring Kamil: Disability and Migration is part of the Bristol Refugee Festival 2018 and will begin with the installation of a memorial to Kamil and other disabled asylum-seekers and refugees who have been failed by the system.
Disabled activists are preparing a protest action over a train operator’s plans to run mainline rail services that wheelchair-users will not be able to access.
The flaws in Project Diamond meant disabled people were “still likely to be denied access to work” and the ability to “change public perception in a positive way”.
We need solidarity from non-disabled people, unions, workplaces, friends and families and to say our rights are equal to yours, they are just as important, we are not some unworthy group of people.
A company that would treat disabled passengers with such contempt was not worth having as a franchise delivering public transport in this country.
EHRC will examine the new policies to ensure they are lawful and adequately consider equality and human rights implications for their patients.
We see disabled people being treated with suspicion, disrespect, being denied basic rights and even being driven to suicide.