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UN Rights Chief Defends Suspension of Sex Abuse Whistleblower

The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, says he stands by his decision to suspend a senior U.N. official who leaked confidential documents about the sexual abuse of children in Central African Republic. The human-rights chief says the suspended official breached U.N. rules aimed at protecting the identities and safety of victims, witnesses and investigators. The high commissioner’s suspension of U.N. whistleblower Anders Kompass three weeks ago has set off a...

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