Drop ‘Retard’ and Other Harmful Language, Thai-Language News Media Urged

Drop ‘Retard' and Other Harmful Language, Thai-Language News Media Urged

BANGKOK — Those who only read news in English might be surprised to pick up a Thai-language newspaper and find the developmentally disabled called “retards” (panya orn, or soft-minded) and unsympathetic characters “cripple” or “lame.” In addition to wanting things such as lifts to BTS Skytrain stations, people with disabilities …read more

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