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US Slams China, Syria on Human Rights (VOA On Assignment May 3)i
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May 03, 2013 3:30 PM
VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns explains the findings of the State Department's annual report on human rights around the world. As Scott tells On Assignment's Alex Villarreal, both China and Syria were identified as major offenders in 2012, while Burma was said to be showing progress.

US Slams China, Syria on Human Rights (VOA On Assignment May 3)

Published May 03, 2013

VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns explains the findings of the State Department's annual report on human rights around the world. As Scott tells On Assignment's Alex Villarreal, both China and Syria were identified as major offenders in 2012, while Burma was said to be showing progress.

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