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Disabled Man Thrown to Floor and Punched by Police While Putting His Rubbish Out

A man diagnosed with autism and learning difficulties was allegedly assaulted by police outside his home, on 20th February. 33 year old Faruk Ali has severe autism, but has always enjoyed helping the binmen by putting out the bins for them outside his family home in Luton.  On February 20th, he put on his slippers…

Atos Boss earns £44k a WEEK while Disabled Fight to Keep Just £131

Last year, ten thousand six hundred sick and disabled people died within weeks of losing their benefits, after Atos assessed them as ‘fit to work’.  Thierry Breton, boss of IT firm Atos, has just been awarded a £280k pay rise, bringing his total remuneration to £2.3m a year. While disabled people were hounded to death…

No Blacks, No Irish, No Dogs: Disability is the New Black

  A charity for families with disabled children has published a report revealing children with disabilities are being illegally excluded from schools.  Whilst troubling enough, this news forms the crest of a wave of policies disenfranchising and impoverishing people with disabilities across the country.  In the 1950’s there were signs in British Bed and Breakfasts…