Tags » Rights 2

Concern over Mordaunt’s ‘troubling’ appointment as disability minister | DisabledGo News and Blog

Disabled activists say they are “deeply concerned” by the “troubling” decision to appoint an outspoken supporter of legalising assisted suicide as the new minister for disabled people. 142 more words

Disability

Disabled fans attending live music events up 26% in 2015 | DisabledGo News and Blog

Music charity Attitude is Everything reveals new data in annual ticketing survey of 100+ venues & festivals signed to their Charter of Best Practice. Attitude is Everything has revealed a significant rise in the number of Deaf and disabled fans attending live music events in the UK – highlighting the positive economic impact to live music businesses that provide outstanding access facilities. 104 more words

Disability

Disabled people treated like second-class citizens, says watchdog | DisabledGo News and Blog

Disabled people are being treated like second class citizens, the UK’s equality watchdog has said. Equality and Human Rights Commission chairman David Isaac

Source: Disabled people treated like second-class citizens, says watchdog | DisabledGo News and Blog

Disability

Turkey coup: President Erdogan shuts down thousands of institutions, including hospitals

More than 2,000 institutions were closed on Saturday by the Turkish President,
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, in reaction to the recent attempted coup by parts of the military.  306 more words

European Union

61chrissterry reblogged this on 61chrissterry.

Thursdays demonstration. Driven to a nervous breakdown and a 70 year old lady devastated.

As soon as I arrived outside Ashton Under Lyne Jobcentre I was stopped by a lovely gentleman. He said to me that he had been waiting for me to arrive because he had been told that we would be there. 797 more words

61chrissterry reblogged this on 61chrissterry.