U.N. rights judge wants balloons, hackers to get message to North Korea

February 17, 2015 9:00 PM

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of a U.N. Commission of Inquiry said on Tuesday more efforts were needed, including the use of balloons and computer hacking, to tell the North Korean people about its damning report on human rights conditions in their country.

Retired Australian Judge Michael Kirby Kirby said it was "completely unacceptable" for North Koreans to be kept in the dark about the commission's report, which compared abuses in their country to Nazi-era atrocities.

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