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UN Commission: Large-Scale Violations in DPRK

The head of a U.N. commission investigating human rights in North Korea says evidence points to "large-scale patterns of systematic and gross human rights violations" in that country. Michael Kirby told reporters in New York Tuesday that testimony from witnesses and survivors was so shocking it moved commission members to tears. The commission had more than 200 interviews with victims, witnesses and experts during visits to South Korea, Japan, Thailand and Britain. Torture, sexual ...

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