Harassment Report Published

‘Hidden in plain sight’, the final report of the EHRC inquiry into disability-related harassment was published on 12th September. The report unsurprisingly concludes that harassment is a commonplace experience for disabled people, and at the same time...

Right to die – right to live

On Wednesday 27th July disability rights campaigners from the anti-assisted suicide group Distant Voices, will stage a mock execution of a wheelchair user outside Parliament. The Distant Voices stunt is aimed at giving greater publicity to a different view on assisted...

Using the Freedom of Information Act

The excellent people who brought us www.theyworkforyou.com, the website that tells you what MPs have been saying and writing, have set up a website called “what do they know?” that helps you to make or explore freedom of informations requests to public...

Disability Hate Crime – CPS must do better

The head of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) Equality and Diversity Unit says the CPS needs to raise it’s game on disability hate crime. This follows numerous reports on this site and eleshwhere of examples of the CPS failing to prosecute cases where disabled...
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