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Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New York [US], May 14 (ANI): Several western countries and human rights organizations have yet again called on China to allow the UN human rights chief unobstructed access to the Xinjiang province to probe the situation of ethnic minorities in the northwest region of the country.
New York [US], May 13 (ANI): A group of United Nations members has asked China to grant "immediate, meaningful and unfettered access" for the group's human rights chief to Xinjiang to inspect human rights abuses of Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities.
Updated : 5 months ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], February 27 (ANI): As China continues to impose crackdowns on Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang and people of Hong Kong under the draconian National Security Law, United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Friday said that Beijing was restricting basic civil and po
Updated : 1 year, 1 month ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], June 4 (ANI): UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday called on the US administration to condemn racism unequivocally and truly address inequalities.
Updated : 1 year, 5 months ago IST
Tel Aviv [Israel], Feb 13 (ANI): Israeli Foreign Ministry on Wednesday (local time) announced that the country is freezing ties with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights after the OHCHR published a blacklist of companies cooperating with Jewish settlements in t
Updated : 1 year, 8 months ago IST
Sucre [Bolivia], Nov 17 (ANI): Head of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet on Saturday expressed concern over the crisis in Bolivia saying it could spin out of control.
Updated : 1 year, 10 months ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], Sept 10 (ANI): UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said she was "disturbed" by incidents of increasing violence associated with the anti-government protests in Hong Kong and urged authorities to respond to any acts of violence with restraint.
Geneva [Switzerland], Sept 9 (ANI): United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet called on the South American countries of Bolivia, Paraguay and Brazil to ensure the implementation of longstanding environmental policies to prevent future tragedies of the scale of recen
Updated : 1 year, 11 months ago IST
Rio de Janeiro [Brazil], Sept 5 (ANI/Xinhua): Brazil on Wednesday (local time) criticised the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet for her remarks on alleged police violence and erosion of democracy in the South American country.
Updated : 2 years, 7 months ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], Dec 7 (ANI): The United Nations Human Rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, has sought access to the Uighur camps in China's Xinjiang Province to verify "worrying" reports about human rights violations in the region.
Updated : 2 years, 11 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA] Aug 9(ANI): United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has chosen former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet to be the next human rights chief of the world body.
Updated : 3 years, 7 months ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], Jan 3 (ANI): United Nations Human Rights Chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on Wednesday urged the Iranian authorities to handle the wave of protests that have taken place around the country with great care so as not to further inflame violence and unrest.