Tag - Michelle Bachelet

Come for a ‘friendly’ visit, not to probe Xinjiang: China to UNHRC


Beijing: China politely declined UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet”s call for a “meaningful access” to verify the “serious” reports of human rights violations in the restive region of Xinjiang, saying she is welcome for a “friendly visit” but not to pursue a probe with “presumption of guilt”. The US and the EU...

‘Myanmar could be heading towards full-blown conflict’


Nay Pyi Taw: The UN rights chief warned Myanmar could be spiraling towards a “full-blown” Syrian-style conflict, after a two-month crackdown that a local monitoring group says has already claimed more than 700 lives. Myanmar is in chaos and its economy has been paralyzed since the military seized power from civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi...