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Human Rights Can’t Leave People With Disabilities Behind

Expand Gathering on Grand Place in Brussels on Human Rights Day, December 10, 2018. © 2018 Roksana Nowak/Human Right Watch As night fell on December 10, people gathered in Brussels’ Grand-Place to celebrate the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Around the Christmas tree in the center, the square had been illuminated blue in support of human rights. The declaration was read out loud, and the audience occasionally burst into applause. In the middle of the crowd there was a child looking up toward the City Hall tower from his wheelchair. I wondered what was…

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