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U.N. renews Western Sahara mission, but without rights monitors

By Reuters | Tue, 29 Apr 2014 21:08 PM
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By Louis Charbonneau

UNITED NATIONS, April 29 (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council renewed a U.N. peacekeeping mission in the disputed North African territory of Western Sahara for another year on Tuesday, and urged all sides to respect human rights, but it did not call for the United Nations to monitor abuses as rights groups have advocated.

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, like the rights ...

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