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North Korea: U.S. is a 'graveyard of human rights'

In a statement in North Korean state media Tuesday, the country said that Michael Brown's shooting proves America is a "graveyard of human rights."

A Foreign Ministry spokesperson made the remarks, which The Associated Press says is North Korea's way of "seizing any opportunity to turn the table on Washington's longstanding criticism of the North" for its human rights abuses.

The North Korean statement said the United States is a nation "where people are subject to discrimination and humiliation due to their races, and they are seized with such horror that they do not know when they are shot to death."