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UN rights investigator warns of ‘iron curtain’ in Belarus

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UN rights investigator warns of ‘iron curtain’ in Belarus

UN rights investigator warns of ‘iron curtain’ in Belarus

A UN investigator of human rights violations in Belarus is warning of another ‘iron curtain’ descending on Europe.


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