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Making legal history, the Slovak Supreme Court this week ruled that children with disabilities must be supported to access mainstream inclusive education alongside their non-disabled peers. Directly applying international human rights law, the Court held that denial of inclusive education, in some circumstances, amounts to unlawful discrimination. »
Nils Muižnieks, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, published a report this week following a visit to Slovakia earlier this year. It revealed that mainstream education is not inclusive of people with mental disabilities and that institutionalisation is still prevalent. »
Landmark ruling: 4 year old girl with profound multiple disabilities is told by a court in Slovakia that she will not be institutionalised and that the local authority should provide her with in-home support. »
Catalina Devandas-Aguilar – the UN Special Rapporteur on Disability – called on the Moldovan Government, following a visit to Moldova, to “take immediate action to close its institutions”. »


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