Disability Rights International Releases Report on Mexico Abuses

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO – November 30, 2010 – Following a year- long investigation, Disability Rights International (DRI) and the Comisión Méxicana de Defensa y Promoción de los Derechos Humanos (CMDPDH) released findings today in a joint report detailing the human rights abuses perpetrated against children and adults with disabilities in Mexico. Abandoned & Disappeared: Mexico’s Segregation and Abuse of Children and Adults with Disabilities, describes the disappearances of children from Mexican orphanages and institutions and the discovery by investigators of people in institutions held without any record of their names, ages or location of placement.

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