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North Korea Defends Rights Record at UN Briefing

North Korea is defending its human rights record, even while acknowledging it runs labor camps that have been slammed by rights groups as inhumane. The comments came Tuesday during a rare briefing with reporters and foreign diplomats at the United Nations headquarters in New York. It was seen as a rebuttal to a recent U.N. report that concluded Pyongyang is guilty of crimes against humanity, including murder, torture, enslavement, rape and other abuses. Many of the abuses allegedly...

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