Kim Jong Un Hates This Judge: Michael Kirby on the Dictator's Future

Michael Kirby, a retired judge from Australia, did more than The Interview to make the North Korean leader miserable last year

North Korea's Supreme Leader Kim Jon-Un

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North Korea's Kim Jong Un ended the year on a roll, with the humiliation of Sony and the third anniversary of his rise to power. Getting in the way of Young Kim's victory lap, however, were some embarrassing defeats at the United Nations, where the Security Council took the unprecedented step of debating his country's abysmal human rights record.  The debate, which North Korea boycotted, followed an overwhelming General Assembly vote against Kim, with 116 members in favor of a resolution urging the International Criminal Court take up his prosecution.

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