Disabled People Face 'Horrendous, Degrading And Dehumanising' Abuse Online, MPs Discover

Hate crime law should offer disabled people the same protection as those targeted because of their race or religion, new report finds.

Tougher laws are needed to combat the “horrendous, degrading and dehumanising” abuse disabled people are being subjected to online, a new report finds. 

An inquiry by the Commons’ Petitions Committee found that disabled were keen to engage with others on social media but were often driven from online platforms by extreme levels of abuse from others. 

The report, triggered by a petition started by celebrity Katie Price, also recommended that disabled...
source: The Huffington Post

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