Former two-time Chilean President Michelle Bachelet Monday delivered a speech she said was her last as UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.
A leading scholar from the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation and other human rights watchdogs have called for the resignation of the former two-time president of Chile Michelle Bachelet her total lack of criticism of China's record on the issue.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet met virtually Wednesday ahead of the former Chilean President's visit to areas mentioned in recent reports where an alleged genocide has been perpetrated.
Former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet said this week during a forum in Panama City that promoting a ceasefire in the armed conflict between Russia and Ukraine was essential in order for vulnerable populations to recover from the impact caused by higher prices in energy and food.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights urged the Ecuadorian Government of President Guillermo Lasso to take concrete measures to bring to an end the ongoing streak of prison massacres, following Monday's riot at a penitentiary which resulted in 44 inmates killed.
The Government of Colombia said the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights' envoy had everything mixed up regarding the responsibilities of the State in the Bojayá massacre perpetrated by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas 20 years ago.
While the Winter Olympic Games are set to commence Friday in Beijing, the Government of China has reportedly reached an unwritten understanding with the Office of the United Nation's High Commissioner for Human Rights to postpone the release of a document detailing the findings regarding abuses against the Uyghur Muslim minority in the northwest region of Xinjiang.
Argentina Wednesday supported from its role within the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) previous requests filed by the High Commissioner for Human Rights, former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, who insisted the Venezuelan administration of Nicolás Maduro needed to investigate the numerous reports on violations and hold the perpetrators accountable.
Former Chile President and current United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet Wednesday admitted she would support leftwing candidate Gabriel Boric for the Dec. 19 presidential runoff against far-right candidate José Antonio Kast.
Chile's Lower House Tuesday turned down a bill to decriminalize abortion up to the 14th week of pregnancy by 65 votes against, 62 in favor and one abstention. Thus the initiative will be shelved.