The UN launched a scathing report about the EU and its progress on advancing the rights and freedoms of nearly 80 million disabled persons in Europe. In keeping with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) the EU will have to appear before the UN again in 2019 to show further progress, which per the report released today will have to be momentous.

Harsh criticism from the UN

The UN report released on Monday, 12 pages in all, listed only two areas in which the EU...

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