Skip to comments.China backs North Korea on human rights
Posted on 03/19/2014 6:15:12 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
17 March 2014 Last updated at 11:32
China backs North Korea on human rights
China has dismissed a UN report that compared human rights abuses in North Korea to those in Nazi Germany.
A Chinese diplomat said the report lacked credibility, adding to fears that Beijing will block further action. He said some of the recommendations were divorced from reality.
North Korea called the report - which details murder, torture and starvation - a fabrication by hostile forces.
It was drawn up by UN-appointed jurists to document abuses in North Korea.
The head of the international panel of inquiry, Michael Kirby, told the council that great nations had had the courage to tackle the crimes of Nazi Germany, the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia and apartheid South Africa.
He said they must now act on North Korea.
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