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Thursday, 21 October 2010

Thomas Hammarberg Deplores "Inhuman" Treatment Of Disabled People In Institutions

“The prosecutor general in Bulgaria has initiated criminal investigations into 166 deaths and 30 more cases of abuse of children living in state homes for young people with mental disabilities.

"This was an important signal not only for the Bulgarian authorities but for several other states with similar old-style institutions for children or adults”, says Commissioner Thomas Hammarberg.

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Disabilities: Europe Must Do Better

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