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UN Accredits Freedom Now in Victory for US

The United Nations on Monday approved U.N. accreditation for the non-profit organization Freedom Now, which works to free prisoners of conscience around the world in a victory for the United States and a defeat for China and other opponents. Last month, the U.N. committee that accredits non-governmental organizations, or NGOs, rejected the Washington-based group's application. But the United States decided to take the issue to the committee's parent body, the 54-member Economic...

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