Government’s hate crime plan’s ‘unforgiveable’ failure on disability

  Angry campaigners have attacked the government’s new hate crime action plan for its “totally disrespectful” failure to address problems

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Parents of Scottish ‘fit for work’ suicide man back call for Iain Duncan Smith prosecution

    John Pring Disability News Service Thursday 28 July 2016 The parents of a disabled man who took his

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Funding drought ‘shows up discrimination faced by BME groups’

Organisations that represent disabled people from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities face blatant and widespread discrimination at the hands

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ROFA’s conference hears call to build a stronger alliance

A campaigning alliance has called for disabled people and their organisations to join its fight to use the UN disability

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Delayed UN examination of UK government ‘will take place next year’

Disabled people’s organisations and grassroots groups are set to call on disabled people across England to provide the evidence they

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Concern over Mordaunt’s ‘troubling’ appointment as disability minister

Disabled activists say they are “deeply concerned” by the “troubling” decision to appoint an outspoken supporter of legalising assisted suicide

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