U.S., allies use U.N. rights panel to pressure defiant North Korea




 
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U.S., allies use U.N. rights panel to pressure defiant North Korea
 
March 10th, 2013  
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U.S., allies use U.N. rights panel to pressure defiant North Korea
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies are applying a new form of pressure on North Korea, already facing a tightening ring of United Nations sanctions over its nuclear and missile tests: tougher U.N. censure of Pyongyang's human rights record. In a move human rights advocates say is long overdue, the European Union and Japan are circulating a resolution at the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva calling for a formal commission of inquiry into North Korea's record. The U.S. ...




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