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UN Condemns Iran and Syria for Human Rights Abuses

A key United Nations committee passed on Tuesday resolutions condemning human rights abuses by Iran, Syria and North Korea, reported AFP.

A larger number of countries than last year backed a resolution against Syria but a reduced majority passed a condemnation of Iran's human rights record at the UN General Assembly committee, noted the report.

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