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UN Rebukes North Korea After Threats Over Human Rights Office

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Thursday responded to North Korea’s threats against the Seoul-based U.N. office mandated to investigate abuses in the North. Investigators working in the newly established office are expected to build upon a U.N. report issued last year documenting a network of political prisons in North Korea and atrocities that include murder, enslavement, torture, and rape. North Korea through its state-run media threatened to retaliate against...

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