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International Day of People with Disabilities brings protests worldwide

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Disabled people take part in a demonstration against the government's cuts in social services in Barcelona on Dec. 3, during the International Day of People with Disabilities. The placards read: "This time it is enough."

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Prosthetic limbs sit at a protest outside Greece's parliament in Athens on Dec. 3, 2012. The protest was part of European demonstrations to mark International Day for People with Disabilities on Monday. Greek campaigners say recent austerity cuts have left many disabled Greeks struggling to receive proper care and state support.

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People with visual disabilities attend a rally to demand job reservation and other welfare means for the visually impaired on International Day of People with Disability in New Delhi, India, Dec. 3. The annual observance of this day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities.

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People with disabilities rally against government cutbacks for disabled people during the International Day of Persons with Disabilities in Seville, Spain, Dec. 3.

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Visually challenged schoolchildren walk in file during a rally to mark International Day of People with Disability in Kolkata, India, Dec. 3.

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