Lebanon's disabled: 'If we don’t fight, we will die'

There is a demand for fairer treatment of disabled people in Lebanon - because laws protecting them are rarely followed.

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    There is a demand for fairer treatment of disabled people in Lebanon - because laws protecting them are rarely followed.

    The call comes as the world marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) to raise awareness of their rights.

    Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports from Beirut.


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