Saturday, April 5, 2014

US human rights record chastised in UN report

Source: The Guardian

UN human rights committee raises concerns over torture, drone strikes, the death penalty and NSA data collection

The UN committee also criticised Barack Obama for failing to keep his promise to close Guantánamo Bay.
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The report was delivered by the UN's human rights committee in an assessment of how the US is complying with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights [ICCPR], which has been in force since the mid 1970s.

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