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UN Committee Urges Court Action Against N. Korea

A key U.N. human rights committee has passed a resolution recommending North Korea be referred to the International Criminal Court for alleged crimes against humanity. The non-binding resolution, drafted by Japan and the European Union, was approved overwhelmingly Tuesday by the General Assembly's Third Committee. The resolution is based on a February U.N. Commission of Inquiry that detailed decades of systematic executions, torture, rape, and mass starvation in the...

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