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UN Committee Urges Security Council to Refer N. Korea to ICC

A key U.N. human rights committee has passed a resolution urging the U.N. Security Council to consider referring North Korea to the International Criminal Court for alleged crimes against humanity. The nonbinding resolution, drafted by Japan and the European Union, passed overwhelmingly Tuesday.   It is based on a February U.N. Commission of Inquiry that detailed decades of systematic executions, torture, rape and mass starvation in the North. That report also called for the...

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