Michelle Bachelet's long-planned trip this week has taken her to the far-western region, where Beijing is accused of the detention of over a million Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities.
Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, said the Russian Federation's military attack on Ukraine had opened a new and dangerous chapter in world history.
UN Human Rights Chief Bachelet has long sought access to the western Chinese region to investigate accusations of abuse against ethnic Uyghurs.
Hate Speech: Internet has to be detoxified without undermining legitimate dissent, says UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Make sure civil society and experts are involved in designing and evaluating regulations.
Women’s participation forging peace worldwide, ‘vastly worse’ post-pandemic, says UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
With COVID-19, the situation for women human rights defenders and the prospects for women's full participation in building peace, has become “vastly worse”, Michelle Bachelet said.
UN releases new report that examines how AI systems that affect people’s lives and livelihoods are being rushed to be used without setting up proper safeguards to prevent discrimination.
Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on August 31 declared an economic emergency to contain soaring inflation after a steep fall in value of the country's currency caused a spike in food prices.
Bachelet cites “multiple” allegations of Taliban house-to-house searches looking for officials from the previous government and “people who cooperated with U.S. security forces and companies.”
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said in a statement Tuesday that the Taliban must cease their military operations in cities.