Saturday, December 24, 2011

U.N. Assembly Honors Kim Jong Il With Moment of Silence

[ via Fox News ] 24 Dec

The United Nations General Assembly honored Kim Jong Il with a moment of silence, in the latest international tribute to the late dictator who operated one of the most repressive countries in the world. 

Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, president of the U.N. General Assembly, granted the request for the moment of silence Thursday. As the United States and other western delegations boycotted, the rest of the delegates and officials in the chamber stood in silence for about 25 seconds, some bowing their heads. 

Read more: Fox News

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