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UN Human Rights Chief Urges Iraq to Join ICC

The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights urged Iraq on Tuesday to join the International Criminal Court to address grave human rights violations perpetrated by the Islamic State group and other parties that have led to the deaths of thousands and displacement of more than 2 million people in that country. In his first briefing to the 15-nation council since taking up his post in September, U.N. Human Rights Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein said the crimes committed by Islamic State...

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