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

    8 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...
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