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UN special rapporteur on racism highlights plight of Katrina survivors

June 22, 2009 - Last week in a presentation before the U.N. Human Rights Council, the United Nations special rapporteur on racism offered recommendations to the United States to address its ongoing issues of racial discrimination.During May and June former UN special rapporteur on racism, Doudou Diene, toured the United States to gather information on issues related to racism and and discrimination. The report on his findings came the same week