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The genocide of signed languages: protecting the linguistic rights of Africa’s deaf children

Deaf rights to language, expression, literacy and education have been marginalised throughout history. And signed languages have taken second place to spoken languages. The 1880 Milan Convention, for example, gave rise to a period when deaf children were forced to use oral language at school. The passing of the convention amounted to a global attack on the linguistic rights of deaf ... Read More »

Protecting the Open Internet

What does net neutrality mean? A: Net neutrality is a principle that has allowed the Internet to serve as a platform for free speech, innovation and economic growth. According to that principle, Internet service providers like Verizon or Comcast that connect us to the Internet should not control what happens on the Internet. That means that ISPs should not have ... Read More »