Ewan MacKenna: Treatment of Paralympians is frustrating
Brazil’s treatment of the Paralympics athletes is a depressing reminder of wider society’s disregard for disabled people’s rights
For Liam Harbison, it wasn’t the way he expected to spend his first few days in Rio de Janeiro. The chief executive of Paralympics Ireland arrived with the preparatory group last Monday, was given the keys to the country’s quarters in the village, and then found himself scrubbing.
“We just got stuck in and made it acceptable before the team arrived,” he says. He used his spare time to find drivers...
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