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Urgent appeal to the United Nations: Immediate protections for people exposed to COVID-19 inside Guatemala disability institution

Hundreds of people at the Federico Mora psychiatric hospital, exposed to staff infected with COVID-19, are locked into the facility, which has been sealed from outside access. Disability Rights International (DRI) calls for immediate government intervention to test patients, provide

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Action steps to protect children and adults with disabilities during COVID-19 pandemic – especially in institutions and orphanages

Disability Rights International (DRI) is dedicated to promoting the basic human rights of people with disabilities, including the right to grow up with a family and live the community (DRI reports are posted at www.DRIadvocacy.org). For over 25 years DRI

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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