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UN Officials Criticize Detroit Water Shutoffs

United Nations human rights officials have called on Detroit to restore water service to poor customers with overdue bills. Catarina de Albuquerque and Leilani Farha on Monday ended their three-day tour of the city during which they met with affected residents, civil rights activists and local officials. The U.N. experts said the shutoffs disproportionately impact the city's low-income and black population and unfairly forces residences to choose between paying for housing or...

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