A U.N. panel warned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Monday that he may be held accountable for orchestrating widespread crimes against civilians in the secretive Asian nation, ranging from ... more 
A U.N. panel warned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Monday that he may be held accountable for orchestrating widespread crimes against civilians in the secretive Asian nation, ranging from executing and torturing prisoners to systematic abductions and starving mass populations. It is unusual for a U.N. report to directly implicate a nation's leader. But in a letter accompanying a yearlong investigative report, the chairman of a three-member UN. commission of inquiry, retired Australian judge Michael Kirby, directly warned Kim that that international prosecution is needed "to render accountable all those, including possibly yourself, who may be responsible for crimes against humanity." less 
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Mon, Feb 17, 2014 12:50 PM EST