Physically disabled in Sarawak seek Suhakam's help for better facilities in transport sector

blind men Edmund Sunting (blue shirt) and Isak Ngau behind him having problems getting off boats due to absence of handicapped facilities in Sarawak wharfs and jetties.

MIRI: The Society for the Blind Malaysia (Sarawak branch) has written an official memo to the Malaysian Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) pleading for its help.

The society is seeking Suhakam's urgent assistance to overcome the dilemma of the absence of disabled-friendly facilities in the land and river transportation sectors throughout the state.

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