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Pay Rent or Drink Water: The Human Rights Crisis in Detroit Escalates

Ben Ptashnik @ Truthout - Despite mass protests, the emergency management water shutoffs in Detroit have resumed, even as UN experts publish a press release calling the water disconnects "contrary to human rights" and activists decry them as "genocide."

The corporate-led humanitarian crisis in Detroit is escalating, forcing local activists to appeal for international intervention.  Read more..

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