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Ongoing Week of Action September 4-10 by Disabled People Against Cuts #RightsNotGames

@Dis_PPL_Protest #RightsNotGames

@Dis_PPL_Protest #RightsNotGames

UPDATE 6 SEPTEMBER 2016: Direct action taking place across the country as people protest against austerity cuts to disability rights and independence, the capricious cruelties of Work Capability Assessments by over-worked under-skilled private profiteering companies focusing on clearing backlogs rather than making fair assessments of ability. Fight the cuts!

At the end of last year the UK became the first country in the world to be investigated by the United Nations for grave and systematic violations of Disabled people’s rights. (more…)