April 27, 2013

‘A spectacle of hypocrisy and farce’: North Korea, Iran attack Canada’s human rights record at UN forum

Canada was the focus of critical attacks on its human rights record at a prominent United Nations forum by a cluster of countries with dubious human rights records, including North Korea, Iran and China. 

The delegation from North Korea lamented: “We have serious concerns about continued violations of the right to peaceful assembly and freedom of expression, torture and other ill-treatment, racism and xenophobia.” Read more.

National Post

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