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UN: Sudan, Malawi Violate Civil, Political Rights

U.N. human rights experts on Thursday accused Sudan and Malawi of failing to protect civil and political rights. The two countries are among six, including Chile, Georgia, Ireland and Japan, that recently came under investigation of the U.N. Human Rights Committee, a group that monitors implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. The 18 independent experts appointed by the committee say they have engaged in a constructive dialogue with Sudan, but that...

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