The World Bank's proposed safeguards policy continues to spark criticism. This time, 28 experts from the U.N. Human Rights Council write a letter to bank chief Jim Kim calling the institution "an increasingly isolated outlier" over its disregard for human rights in the draft safeguards. Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee issued a letter to the Secretary of the Treasury asking that the bank address "the serious shortcomings of the safeguards consultation process."
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