UN denounces human rights violations in Iran

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December 20, 2011
New Orleans Times-Picayune    
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"The U.N. General Assembly has approved a resolution denouncing serious human rights violations in Iran ranging from flogging and amputations to frequent use of the death penalty. Iran's U.N. Ambassador Mohammad Khazaee tried to prevent a vote on the nonbinding resolution Monday but the attempt was soundly defeated." (12/19/11)


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