Croatia: Rights Of People With Disabilities Need Urgent Attention

Croatia, the War, and the Future

Croatian War invalids/veterans led the "Unity" protest in Zagreb on Saturday 2 May 2015 All disadvantaged, disempowered, unemployed  asked to join protests for better Croatia Croatian War invalids/veterans
led the “Unity” protest
in Zagreb on Saturday 2 May 2015
All disadvantaged, disempowered, unemployed
asked to join protests
for better Croatia

The Croatian government should urgently heed the calls by United Nations disability rights experts to improve its disability rights record”, Human Rights Watch said Monday 27 April. Based on a submission made on 30th March 2015, the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities had on April 17, 2015, recommended that the Croatian government should do more to protect the rights of people with disabilities, including legal reform and ensuring that everyone with a disability who is in an institution has the opportunity to move into the community.
The UN review leaves no doubt about the steps Croatia has to take to protect the rights of people with disabilities,” said Shantha Rau Barriga, disability rights director at…

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