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DRI’s Worldwide Children’s Campaign featured in the Guardian

Washington, DC – September 26, 2016 – DRI’sWorldwide Campaign to End the Institutionalization of Children is featured today in the Guardian. The Guardian article includes interviews with Eric Rosenthal, Executive Director of DRI, and Laurie Ahern, President, as well as photos

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Based on DRI’s reporting, UN Committee issues historic recommendation to Guatemala to abolish the institutionalization of all children

Washington, DC, Guatemala City – September 2, 2016 –  The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD Committee) has issued its Concluding Observations to the State of Guatemala. Based on Disability Rights International’s (DRI) reporting, the

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Worldwide Children’s Campaign

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“Disability Rights International […] convincingly documents, with heartbreaking photos and videos, practices that it calls torture.”

The New York Times
Raúl Montoya, Colectivo Chuhcan

Disability Rights International “[…] refuses to accept that the disabled in poor countries should be consigned to lives of torture.”

The Washington Post