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Deaf organization to file complaint vs Mocha Uson

/ 09:06 PM September 19, 2018

The Philippine Federation of the Deaf (PFD) will file a complaint against Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson over a controversial video making fun of sign language.

They are set to file the complaint before the Office of the Ombudsman on Thursday.

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READ: ‘Degrading, disrespectful’: Mocha Uson, Drew Olivar get flak for making fun of sign language

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) said it has started the investigation of the case as it is part of their “mandate to protect the rights of the vulnerable sector” and to recognize the complaint filed by the PFD.

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Uson posted the controversial video on Facebook to promote their DWIZ noontime radio show. At the start of the clip, she asked pro-Duterte blogger Drew Olivar: “Mag-language sign ka (Do sign language).” Olivar obliged, then proceeded to make fun of it. /ee

READ: CHR on video of Mocha Uson, Drew Olivar: ‘Utterly appaling and unacceptable’

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