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Victory in Guatemala – right to live in the community

Guatemala City – August 9, 2017 – After years of abuse, violence, and exploitation in orphanages and psychiatric institutions, Guatemala must take urgent action to return children to their families and psychiatric detainees to the community, the Inter-American Commission on Human

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Reception honoring David Morrissey – June 2

Join DRI in celebrating two outstanding disability activists as they transition to new roles – David Morrissey is leaving the United States International Council on Disabilities after many dedicated years as Executive Director Priscila Rodriguez, formerly Director of DRI’s country

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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