UK may have breached human rights over Grenfell Tower, says UN

UK may have breached human rights over Grenfell Tower, says UN
 

The UK government may have failed to comply with its international human rights obligations over the Grenfell Tower fire, which killed 79 people and left hundreds homeless, the United Nations’ housing investigator has said.
Leilani Farha, the UN special rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, told the Guardian she was concerned that international human rights standards on housing safety may have been breached, and could have been a factor in the causes of the tragedy last June.
She was concerned that residents had told her they had been excluded from decisions about housing safety... read more

 
9 March 2018 in World News, Views: 46
Source: Guardian
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