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DRI wins case to end torture

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) has issued an immediate ban on the shock treatment used on children and adults with disabilities at a school in Massachusetts.    In November, DRI filed a petition against the United States before

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Dear DRI supporter, It is hard to believe, but it has been 25 years since Disability Rights International (DRI) was founded! In the beginning, we were trying to convince the world that disability rights were human rights, that all people

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Worldwide Children’s Campaign

Worldwide Children’s Campaign

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

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

The New York Times