AP:UN condemns human rights violations in Myanmar

UNITED NATIONS: The U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday strongly condemned widespread human rights violations in Myanmar and called on the government to halt politically motivated arrests and free all detainees and political prisoners, including Aung San Suu Kyi.

The sharply worded resolution, sponsored by the United States, Australia, South Korea, Israel and many European countries, was approved by a vote of 80-25 with 45 abstentions.

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