Theresa May’s government has been condemned by a UN Committee over declining living standards of disabled people following cuts to care budgets.
Disabled people are protected by human rights. Whatever a person’s abilities, they are entitled to a basic standard of dignity which human rights laws guarantee.
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What Have Human rights done for Disability?
You can’t be detained without medical proof of why
Related European Convention Articles
If you’re detained by the state because you are mentally ill, the reason for your detention must be regularly reviewed. It wasn't for detained mental health patients to demonstrate why they should be released - the treating clinicians should have to justify continuing detention. The law was later changed.