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Syria, North Korea to Be Scrutinized by UN Rights Body

Syria and North Korea will come under close scrutiny for rights violations by the 47-member Human Rights Council during its upcoming four-week session, which begins Monday in Geneva. The 47-member U.N. Human Rights Council will discuss the records of more than 40 countries.  It will examine current developments in Burundi, following last year’s special session on that country’s deteriorating situation. The Council also will discuss more than 40 reports on universal themes,...

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