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North Korea Calls On UN To Investigate CIA ‘Brutal Medieval’ Torture – 16 December 2014

RT logoPyongyang claims the human rights issues long associated with the communist-ruled recluse state are politically motivated, while the real issue confronting the world body should be the CIA’s harsh treatment of terror suspects.

North Korea issued a plea to the UN Security Council to consider the issue of torture used by the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) as opposed to its own human rights violations at home.

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“The so-called ‘human rights issue’ in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is politically fabricated and, therefore, it is not at all relevant to the regional or international peace and security,” North Korea’s UN ambassador, Ja Song-nam, wrote in a letter to the UN council president.

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