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Barrier Free Japan
The Twitter account of the news website Barrier Free Japan. email: mgpeckitt@googlemail.com
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Barrier Free Japan Dec 3
Japan enacts law promising to cover coronavirus medical expenses for the disabled
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Barrier Free Japan Dec 1
Question asked in Japanese Parliament using sign language for first time
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Barrier Free Japan Nov 30
Osaka court rules law allowing forced sterilization unconstitutional but dismisses claims for damages
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Barrier Free Japan Nov 29
Work on platform barrier not completed after one month at Tokyo Metro Station where visually impaired man fell and died
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Barrier Free Japan Nov 29
“A platform door was installed at the station to prevent it from falling, but the door remained open”: Visually impaired man falls and dies at Toyocho Station
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Barrier Free Japan Nov 27
Japan’s disability groups highlight ‘sense of crisis’ over assisted reproductive technology bill
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Barrier Free Japan Nov 25
Man in Tokyo arrested for committing an obscene act against boy with intellectual disabilities in a public toilet
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Barrier Free Japan Nov 25
Former director at Kobe care facility admits assault on people with disabilities
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Barrier Free Japan Nov 17
As coronavirus spreads in Japan, people with disabilities are dismissed from jobs
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Barrier Free Japan Nov 15
114 people infected in Kanagawa, cluster certified at a group home for the disabled in Yokohama
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Barrier Free Japan Nov 14
Online symposium held for siblings of people with disabilities in Japan
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Barrier Free Japan Nov 10
“Unmanned” train stations continues to pose problems for people with disabilities in Japan
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Barrier Free Japan Nov 7
One in four patients in Japan with intractable diseases had their test for coronavirus cancelled or postponed
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Barrier Free Japan Nov 6
Japanese Prosthetic Leg Pioneer Named Master Craftsman
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Barrier Free Japan Nov 4
Coronavirus cluster found at a facility for the disabled in western Japan city
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Barrier Free Japan Nov 4
69 new cases of coronavirus infections in Kanagawa, many at care facilities
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Asian Ethnology Nov 3
Mark Bookman presented this great talk earlier this year for the Nanzan University, Anthropological Institute on disability and accessibility. Click for video of the lecture component
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Barrier Free Japan Nov 1
Japanese para athlete taking strength from COVID-19 struggles
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Barrier Free Japan Oct 29
Former employee of facility for the disabled arrested on suspicion of injuring facility resident
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Barrier Free Japan Oct 28
ANA and JAL airlines propose ‘hospitality guidelines’ for elderly and people with disabilities amid pandemic
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