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  • Last update! The Parisian Court of Appeal confirms EASYJET’S condemnation for the discrimination of the 3 disabled passengers

    06.02.2013 On 5 February 2013, the Court of Appeal of Paris confirmed the condemnation of the British low-cost airline Easy Jet for the discrimination of 3 disabled passengers in 2008 and 2009. The French organisation representing persons with disabilities, ‘Association des Paralysés de France (APF)' and EDF welcome this decision as a very important outcome to raise awareness of such incidents, as well as of the need to ensure full implementation of the EU regulations. The 3 three wheelchair-bound passengers were refused to board the company’s planes between November 2008 and January 2009. Examining...
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  • Roma, LGBT and Disability organisations stand together on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

    27.01.2013 On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the European Roma and Travellers Forum (ERTF), European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC), Roma Virtual Network (RVN), the European Region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA – Europe) and the European Disability Forum (EDF) call on national governments and inter-governmental organisations to ensure the safety of all minorities who are targets for Europe’s extremists. International Holocaust Remembrance Day reminds us of the millions of Roma, Jewish, homosexual, persons with disabilities, political opponents,...
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  • Towards better accessibility of transport services

    10.01.2013 EDF joins forces with AGE Platform Europe, Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) and European Passengers’ Federation (EPF) in order to express their common views on the upcoming European Accessibility Act. Representing a wide coalition of European organisations acting on behalf of the railway sector and the transport passengers, we would like to share our common views on the upcoming European Accessibility Act. We look forward to the European Accessibility Act as a key milestone to further improve the accessibility of goods and services to EU citizens, but also to...
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