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Victory for disability rights in Mexico

Mexico City – March 19, 2019 – In a historic ruling, Mexico’s Supreme Court of Justice has determined that the guardianship of people with disabilities is unconstitutional and contrary to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with

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

The New York Times

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

The Washington Post
Raúl Montoya, Colectivo Chuhcan