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Deaf People Protest at the Embassy of Italy Over Re-labeling Italian Sign Language

May 30, 2011


Video shot by Melissa Malzkuhn. On May 25, about 20 deaf people showed up at the Embassy of Italy in Washington D.C. to demonstrate against a bill being considered in the Italian Parliament. The bill originally would recognize Italian Sign Language (LIS), but pro-CI and -oralism special interest groups succeeded in changing its wording so […]