UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korean officials say they have met for the first time with a U.N. special investigator on human rights and "envisage" him visiting their country....
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations special investigator for North Korea is "strongly" urging that the U.N. Security Council refer the country to the International Criminal Court over its human rights record — and that member countries should arrest perpetrators of crimes against humanity who come into their jurisdiction....
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A U.S. official says Vietnam has made progress on human rights, but that the country must do more if the former foes are to forge closer economic and security ties....
BEIJING (AP) — China says it's against referring ally North Korea to the International Criminal Court over its human rights record. The U.N. General Assembly's human rights committee is considering a resolution calling on the Security Council to take that step, citing the North's dismal and well-documented record of sprawling political prison camps, starvation and mass executions....
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A human rights watchdog says many women from Asia and Africa employed as domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates are exploited and abused in slave-like conditions....
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Tue, Dec 23, 2014 11:30AM UTC
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Tue, Dec 23, 2014 10:45AM UTC
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