Archive for June 15, 2008

On 7 June 2007, Maria Foscarinis, the Executive Director of the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, appeared before the UN’s High Commissioner on Human Rights to report the failure of the U.S. Federal Government to address the needs of its homeless population.

The written report, Homelessness and United States Compliance with Human Rights Obligations, which Ms. Foscarinis submitted as part of her testimony outlined numerous violations on part of the U.S. Government with respect to three specific International Human Rights Treaties to which the United States is a signatory.   (more…)