Statement: disability centre mass shooting in California

Statement: disability centre mass shooting in California

December 3, 2015

‎BREAKING‬: Mass shooting at a Disability centre in the US.

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) should be a day of celebration.

However, as a result of the horrific events in California, we need to take pause and remember the people at the Inland Regional Center.

Our hearts break for the victims, their families, and friends.

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For live updates of the situation in San Bernardino please visit this article

 

#BREAKING: Mass shooting at a Disability centre in the US."The International Day of Persons with Disabilities should...

Posted by New Zealand Human Rights Commission on Wednesday, 2 December 2015

Disability Rights Commissioner Paul Gibson

Paul Gibson became Commissioner with responsibilities for disability issues in 2011. 

Mr Gibson is a former president of the Disabled People’s Assembly and was involved in the development of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (CRPD).

Mr Gibson is partially blind and uses Braille and assistive technology. Paul has twenty years of experience in the health and disability sector including working for Capital Coast District Health Board as a senior disability adviser.

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