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Rights Groups Upset with UN Council Election Results

Russia, China, Cuba and Saudi Arabia were among 14 countries elected Tuesday to the U.N. Human Rights Council, a result that is upsetting rights advocates.   The 47-member Geneva-based body is responsible for the promotion and protection of human rights around the world. The council has often been the target of criticism for its focus on Israel and its election of some members who are accused of having spotty human rights records. On Tuesday, the U.N. General Assembly elected...

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