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U.N. Human Rights Council members follow a speech by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the council meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, Monday Feb. 28, 2011. The 27-nation bloc agreed an arms embargo, asset freeze and visa ban against Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)
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U.N. Human Rights Council members follow a speech by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the council meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, Monday Feb. 28, 2011. The 27-nation bloc agreed an arms embargo, asset freeze and visa ban against Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

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