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U.N. Human Rights Chief Louise Arbour

Terry Gross of NPR’s Fresh Air interviews Louise Arbour, the U.N.’s High Commissioner for Human Rights. Ms. Arbour, onetime chief prosecutor in the Yugoslav and Rwandan tribunals, discusses U.S. policy on detainees in the fight against terrorism, as well as her position as a female lawyer and the differences between her work as a prosecutor and at the U.N.