Filipino Deaf from the Eyes of a Hearing Person

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October 14, 2010
by jojomccid
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Discrimination is written all over the Immigration Office

One lucky thing that transpired in this incident is that the whole Medina-Corpuz conversation was PRESERVED IN BLACK AND WHITE. Since Frank cannot speak, he brought a piece of bond paper so that they can write their exchanges of questioning. Medina wrote the question, then Corpuz responded through writing. Nowhere in their written conversations that Frank mentioned that he will go to Qatar for work. What’s worst is that Medina, wrote his reason that he cannot allow Frank to go abroad because HE CANNOT SPEAK! He then made his final three-letter statement – OUT! Now that is a clear evidence that Franklin was discriminated because he was deaf. Continue reading

October 14, 2010
by jojomccid
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Deaf’s Recollection about Discrimination Incident

This is a recollection through sign language with English subtitle of Philippine Federation President Rack Corpuz about the discrimination incident experienced against her husband Franklin Corpuz when he was refused by Bureau of Immigration to board a plane going to Qatar. Continue reading