N. Korea to Ditch UN Human-Rights Summit

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North Korea is refusing to participate in a historic UN meeting on the country’s abysmal human-rights record. The UN Security Council is set to discuss Pyongyang’s alleged crimes against humanity for the first time. However, North Korea is skipping out because of renewed international scrutiny brought by the Sony Pictures hack, which the country has been accused of orchestrating.

Though China is almost certain to veto any measures by the UN, the mere hint that Kim Jong Un might be responsible for human-rights violations outrages North Korean officials. North Korea already threatened the U.S. for any potential government punishments over the Sony hack. Read more at The Washington Post.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}

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