Category: Japan

Disability Discrimination Japan Travel

Aichi Prefecture’s Governor challenged by disability rights groups over Nagoya Castle’s accessibility

“At a press conference on 14th a disability group said that the “The basic human rights of persons with disabilities must be respected, and we strongly urge you to exchange ideas with people and find a better solution” and , “urged” the city to reconsider.”

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Disability Discrimination Japan Travel

Disability groups urge Aichi Governor to act on a possible legal violation regarding Nagoya castle’s accessibility

“The “Aichi Disability Forum” forum pointed out that not installing an elevator in the new castle tower violates the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Law for the Elimination of Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities. Such a policy falls under “unfair discriminatory treatment” ”