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U.N. Human Rights Chief Criticizes Handling of Detainees

UNITED NATIONS, June 24 -- The U.N.'s top human rights advocate, Navanethem Pillay, on Wednesday appealed to the Obama administration to release Guantanamo Bay inmates or try them in a court of law, and said that officials who authorized the use of torture must be held accountable for their crimes.

By Colum Lynch

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