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Iran: UN human rights rapporteur took US bribes

An Iranian official has accused the UN special rapporteur for human rights in Iran of taking bribes from the United States.

 

A Friday report by the semi-official ISNA news agency quotes Mohammad Javad Larijani, secretary general of Iran's high council for human rights, as saying Ahmed Shaheed "received money" from the US He said that was why he could only parrot US allegations against Iran. He did not detail the evidence. (AP)