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Situation of Human Rights in Burma

The United States commends the persistent efforts of Special Rapporteur Ojea Quintana to meet with the Burmese government and opposition leaders on his visits to the country. We remain deeply concerned about the incarceration of over 2,000 prisoners of conscience in Burma. We note that the Special Rapporteur was able to visit some prisons, including ...
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Situation of Human Rights in the DPRK

We support the Special Rapporteur’s calls for an end to the punishment of those who seek asylum abroad, an end to public executions, an end to violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms, cooperation on resolving the cases of abducted foreigners, and cooperation with the Special Rapporteur’s mandate. The United States is deeply troubled by ...
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