The World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) and the World Association of Sign Language Interpreters (WASLI) have released a joint statement regarding the quality of sign language interpreting at Nelson Mandela’s memorial. To view the joint statement, please click here.
The Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada (AVLIC) has issued a press release urging the South African government to apologize for recent access failure at the Mandela memorial. To read the press release in full, please click here.
In wake of the recent news that an unqualified sign language interpreter was present at Nelson Mandela’s memorial, Deaf and Hear Alberta has issued a news release. Please click here to view the news release in PDF format.