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Durban ‘to clear street kids’ for COP17

The human rights of their fellow citizens often appear to be at the bottom of the list of priorities of many South African officials. So it’s not altogether surprising to hear that street people will be “cleared” from Durban for COP17, to places unknown. Dealing with climate breakdown is about the rights of human and other living beings, and abusing human rights to facilitate a climate change conference which should have human rights at its heart is disgraceful.

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