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

May 30, 2011

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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 […]