UN High Commissioner

Floods make thousands homeless in Bangladesh Rohingya camps

U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees said more than 12,000 refugees were affected by the heavy rainfall while an estimated 2,500 shelters have been damaged or destroyed. 

published on : 29th July 2021

UN human rights chief urges 'wide range' of reparations over racism

Michelle Bachelet urged countries to enact “a wide range of reparations measures” as part of efforts to address the legacies of slavery, colonial rule and racial discrimination. 

published on : 12th July 2021

Citing racism, UN rights chief seeks reparations for Blacks

Michelle Bachelet, in a video statement, called on all states to end impunity, to listen to the voices of people of African descent and to confront past legacies and deliver redress.

published on : 28th June 2021

Come for a 'friendly' visit, not to probe human rights allegations in Xinjiang: China to UNHRC chief

Bachelet, in her remarks to the Council, had also sharply criticised China's crackdown in Hong Kong after imposing the National Security Law to take control of the former British colony.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Rohingyas issue: India hits back at United Nations, High Commissioner for Human Rights' remarks

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights criticised both Yangon and New Delhi, the latter for seeking to deport Rohingyas who fled to India.

published on : 12th September 2017