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Pompeo urges other countries to join alternative U.S. view on human rights

Pompeo said he hoped the commission's report would inspire other countries to examine their moral, philosophical and religious traditions in reaffirming a commitment to human rights. Foto: Yuri Gripas/Reuters

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo brought his campaign to redefine and prioritize human rights to the United Nations on Wednesday, declaring that such protections around the world are in "crisis."

Pompeo delivered his remarks via videotape during a U.S.-hosted event at the U.N. General Assembly in a speech billed as "Promoting and Protecting Human Rights: A Re-Dedication to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights."..

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