DeafWire Edition – 7 January 2023

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Dog saves Deaf hiker

Amelia, a Deaf avid hiker fell 213 meters down a mountain when one of her trekking poles suddenly snapped. A wolf-looking dog approached her but Amelia recognized the animal as a white husky who wore a collar around its neck. Nanook, a 7 year old Alaskan Malamute dogis trained to rscue lost hikers and pulled Amelia’s backpack with his teeth out of the water. Amelia says she is lucky to be alive and it is all thanks to Nanook who saved her life.


Update on discrimination claim

In September 2022 which is “International Day of Sign Languages”, 276 Deaf people lodged complaint against the UK government with the Royal Courts of Justice in London regarding absence of British Sign Language interpreters during two televised COVID-19 briefings. On December 7th, a second court session was held to discuss whether to proceed to trial. The UK government claimed that the complaint did not follow Civil Procedure Rules. This issue is being discussed with no update at this time.

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Gardener knifed elderly Deaf

A 38-year old homeless gardener while drunk and under influence of drugs, nearly killed their 83-year-old Deaf customer. Scott Waters took a knife from their kitchen and stabbed the Deaf person in the chest. This occured in Wales and Waters was sentenced to 17 years in prison.

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