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Security Council Puts N. Korean Human Rights on Agenda

The U.N. Security Council has placed North Korea's human rights situation on its agenda, despite opposition from Pyongyang's allies, China and Russia. Eleven of the 15 Council members voted Monday in support of putting North Korea on the agenda. Chad and Nigeria abstained. The Security Council's discussion of North Korea previously was limited to its nuclear weapons program, but now all aspects of humans rights in the reclusive country can be scrutinized. Last week, the...

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