UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

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.

published on : 21st January 2022

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.

published on : 19th January 2022

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

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