North Korea 'champions' human rights, state media says

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North Korea defended its record on human rights on United Nations Human Rights Day, claiming its policies draw the respect of the international community.
North Korean state media said Thursday the country protects human rights. The U.N. General Assembly has adopted the North Korean Human Rights Resolution every year since 2005. File Photo by Stephen Shaver/UPI | License Photo

Dec. 10 (UPI) --

North Korea's official government newspaper, Minju Choson, said Thursday that the Kim Jong-un regime is a "nation that has realized genuine human rights" where the freedoms of ordinary North Korean are valued.

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"Our Republic is a true country of the people that values people above all else in the world," Minju Choson said.

It added, "We are a powerful nation possessed of high dignity that guarantees the democratic freedoms of the masses and the…
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