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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (centre) gestures during a men’s football match in an undated photo released on April 14, 2015. North Korean diplomats on Thursday walked out of a UN conference on human rights in protest at the testimonies from three defectors about their ordeal living under the regime. — Reuters photo

UNITED NATIONS, United States (AFP) – North Korean diplomats on Thursday walked out of a UN conference on human rights in protest at the testimonies from three defectors about their ordeal living under the regime.

A Pyongyang representative interrupted the conference when he tried to deliver a statement after dissident Joseph Kim had given his address.

He was told he would be given an opportunity to make a statement later. US Ambassador Samantha Power ordered UN staff to turn off the North Korean diplomat’s microphone and security guards were dispatched to the conference room at…

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