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The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) has published a report on its most recent visit to the Czech Republic. MDAC and Liga share the CPT’s concerns related to the abusive use of chemical and mechanical restraints on persons with psycho-social disabilities, and supports its call for the abolition of cage beds »
Following the path laid out in Câmpeanu v Romania, the European Court of Human Rights has reaffirmed NGOs standing to secure justice for persons with disabilities who die at the hands of the State. »
Read about exciting developments at MDAC, with Phillippa Kaufmann QC taking over as Chair from Dr Felicity Callard, and Peter Chivers becoming Vice Chair. Oliver Lewis transitions to London to spearhead outreach and fundraising, and Steven Allen becomes Campaigns Director. »
The judgment represents an extraordinary victory for Mr. Stankov himself and an important impetus for the Bulgarian Government to abolish its system of guardianship and institutionalisation. Yet, the European Court of Human Rights remains entrenched in a protectionist and deficits-based model of disability and continues to be unwilling to engage with the post-CPRD era. »


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