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UN censures US protester crackdown

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UN envoy Frank La RueThe United Nations has criticized the US government for the ongoing violent crackdown on anti-corporatism 'Occupy' protesters and the violation of their rights.

UN envoy for freedom of expression Frank La Rue, is drafting an official communication to the US government, questioning why federal officials are failing to protect the rights of Occupy demonstrators,

Frank La Rue, who is also a long-time human rights activist, has urged American officials to protect the rights of protesters.

“Citizens have the right to dissent with the authorities, and there's no need to use public force to silence that dissension," he said.

According to La Rue, protesters have the right to occupy public spaces as long as it does not "severely affect the rights of others."

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