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Press release: Mexico’s draft mental health law would violate basic human rights if adopted by legislature

Washington, DC – February 5, 2018 – A new draft mental health law, now under consideration by Mexico’s Legislature, would continue to allow people with disabilities to be locked away in institutions – which is a violation of the UN

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Dear Friend of DRI, I hope this note finds you well. Your support of our work has never been more needed or more appreciated. I’d like to share with you the story of the government run Hogar Seguro (Safe Home)

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Worldwide Children’s Campaign

Worldwide Children’s Campaign

“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