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UN experts: Detroit should restore water to poor

UN experts: Detroit should restore water to poor

DETROIT (AP) — United Nations human rights experts described Detroit's mass water shut-offs as "a man-made perfect storm" Monday and called on city officials to restore water to those unable to pay, including those with disabilities or chronic illnesses.

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UN experts: Detroit should restore water to poor

UN experts: Detroit should restore water to poor

Human rights experts and United Nations representatives Catarina de Albuquerque, right, and Leilani Farha speak during a news conference in Detroit Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. United Nations human rights experts have called on Detroit officials to restore water to those unable to pay, including t…

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UN experts: Detroit should restore water to poor

UN experts: Detroit should restore water to poor

United Nations human rights experts Leilani Farha and Catarina de Albuquerque listen to questions during a news conference in Detroit, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. United Nations human rights experts have called on Detroit officials to restore water to those unable to pay, including those with dis…

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UN experts: Detroit should restore water to poor

UN experts: Detroit should restore water to poor

Valerie Jean of Detroit addresses a panel during a United Nations Fact-Finding Detroit Town Hall Meeting, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at Wayne County Community College in Detroit. Jean, who says she lives on the north end of the city, talks about her recent experience with the city's attempts to …

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UN experts: Detroit should restore water to poor

UN experts: Detroit should restore water to poor

Detroit residents address a panel, which includes members from the United Nations, during a UN Fact-Finding Detroit Town Hall Meeting, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at Wayne County Community College in Detroit. The residents are explaining how the recent water shutoffs to their homes affect their l…

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