Czech Republic

This page features the news on disability from Czech Republic in the Debrief Library. See also news from other countries.


Institutions and Deinstitutionalization

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Deaths and abuse of people with severe intellectual disabilities and autism in Czechia. “37-years old woman with intellectual disabilities was killed by a staff member of a “care” institution in Czechia”. (Nov, Inclusion Europe)

From hospitals back to life An in-depth feature on pyschiatric institutions. "I've been in the hospital since I was eighteen. I'm eighty-one now." (in Czech but google translate seems to make sense, Jan, iROZHLAS)

Violence and Harassment

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Czech courts are lenient towards sexual violence against people with intellectual disabilities. (In Czech, Mar, CT24)