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The European Court of Human Rights has today found that our client Stefan Stankov was unlawfully detained in Bulgarian disability institutions for over 15 years, and was subjected to degrading treatment. »
Oliver talks about policing and prosecution of disability hate crime in the UK, asks why prosecution numbers are so low, and reflects on the rights of women with disabilities in the criminal justice system. »

Today marks the 25th anniversary of Europe’s premier torture prevention body: the Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT). The CPT is made up of one expert from each of the 47 countries of the Council of Europe, and travels around the continent inspecting places of detention. These include psychiatric hospitals and social care institutions. It has an important role in pushing governments to end abusive practices against people who are deprived of their liberty.


The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) and MDAC call on Czech President Miloš Zeman to withdraw his opposition to inclusive education for children with disabilities and Romani children. »


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