US agrees to improve human rights record

The United States on Friday disavowed torture and pledged to
treat terror suspects humanely, but set aside calls to drop the death
penalty, as the United Nations carried out its first review of
Washington’s human rights record.

As part a groundbreaking
commitment to improvement under the Obama administration, the U.S.
joined the 47-nation Human Rights Council in 2009. And in doing so,
submitted to more international scrutiny.

State Department legal
adviser Harold Koh outlined nine key improvement areas Friday,
encompassing about 174 of the 228 recommendations the community had
urged on Washington in an initial report last November. Nations are held
accountable for what they agree to improve.

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