• UN expert: San Francisco's homelessness crisis is a human rights violation and suggests ‘a cruelty that is unsurpassed'

    6 days ago - By Chron

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    Conditions for homeless residents in San Francisco are among the worst in the world, with many living in crowded camps filled with trash, feces, and discarded needles.
    In September, United Nations Special Rapporteur Leilani Farha released a report calling the crisis a "human rights violation."
    Business Insider spoke with Farha about the root causes of homelessness - and what she sees as the most viable solutions.
    Farha doubled down on her previous comments, arguing that San Francisco's homelessness crisis suggests a "cruelty that is unsurpassed."
    When Leilani Farha...
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  • UN expert: San Francisco's homelessness crisis is a human rights violation and suggests ‘a cruelty that is unsurpassed'

    UN expert: San Francisco's homelessness crisis is a human rights violation and suggests ‘a cruelty that is unsurpassed'

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Conditions for homeless residents in San Francisco are among the worst in the world, with many living in crowded camps filled with trash, feces, and discarded needles .
    In September, United Nations Special Rapporteur Leilani Farha released a report calling the crisis a " human rights violation ."
    Business Insider spoke with Farha about the root causes of homelessness - and what she sees as the most viable solutions.
    Farha doubled down on her previous comments, arguing that San Francisco's homelessness crisis suggests a "cruelty that is unsurpassed."
    When Leilani Farha paid a visit to San...
    Read more ...