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Disability and development -"The way forward: a disability inclusive development agenda towards 2015 and beyond", 23 September 2013

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Canada’s deportation of Jamaican man with mental disability ‘cruel treatment’ – UN experts

21 May 2015 After examining the case, a United Nations Committee has found that Canada’s deportation of a Jamaican man with a mental disability who had spent much of his life in Canada amounted to cruel and inhuman treatment, effectively leaving him without medical and family support.

Yemen conflict death toll nears 650, with UN rights office spotlighting plight of 3 million disabled

05 May 2015 The conflict in Yemen has now taken at least 646 civilian lives and injured more than 1,300 others, according to UN human rights monitors who also drew attention today to the desperate plight of persons with disabilities who are facing increasing difficulties in meeting their basic needs.

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