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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet says it is vital for leaders to maintain 'consistent, credible, and fact-based communication' with citizens
UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet says the 'killings have been widespread and systematic – and they are ongoing'
Watch Michelle Bachelet of the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights presents the comprehensive report on Tuesday, June 30, at 4:30 pm Manila time
Michelle Bachelet urges Israel to shift course, warning that 'the shockwaves of annexation will last for decades, and will be extremely damaging to Israel, as well as to the Palestinians'
The Duterte administration 'fully rejects' findings of the UN human rights office that government actions are shrinking civic space for legitimate dissent and leading to serious abuses
Duterte's focus on 'real and inflated' security threats leads to serious rights violations – U.N. report
(UPDATED) The United Nations Human Rights Office says human rights violations in the Philippines have been 'reinforced by harmful rhetoric from high-level officials,' some rising 'to the level of incitement to violence'
The report by the United Nations says the Duterte goverment's 'heavy-handed' focus on national security threats has led to serious human rights abuses
UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet says arrests 'for expressing discontent or allegedly spreading false information through the press and social media' have been reported in the Philippines and 11 other countries
'This virus is exposing endemic inequalities that have too long been ignored,' says Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
There have been reports of targeted killings and bombings in Syria, many of which take place in populated areas
'Shooting, detaining, or abusing someone for breaking a curfew because they are desperately searching for food is clearly an unacceptable and unlawful response,' UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet says
The move is cheered by the Palestinians but slammed as 'shameful' by Israel
China condemns United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet after she called for probes into alleged police violence in Hong Kong
The latest toll takes the total number killed in the political crisis to 23, according to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
'We are troubled by the high levels of violence associated with some demonstrations that have been taking place in the past days,' says UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet
Michelle Bachelet details a range of ongoing abuses in Venezuela and once again points a finger at Venezuela's police special forces
Brazil's president hits UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet for allegedly meddling in his country's internal affairs by 'attacking our courageous civil police and military'
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet voices concern over a US move to allow migrant children and their families to be detained for unlimited periods
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro dismisses the report as being 'fraught with false statements.' Will the same happen to the Philippines?
A Department of Homeland Security report has warned of 'dangerous overcrowding' in multiple detention facilities holding thousands of migrants seeking to remain in the United States
(UPDATED) Venezuela immediately slams the report, saying it 'is dominated by a selective and partial vision'
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet says the recorded 5,425 deaths in police operations in the Philippines would be a matter of concern already for any country
In her opening address to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Michelle Bachelet insists that countries must take responsibility for their nationals caught up in Syria's drawn-out war
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'The drug policies in place in the Philippines, and its lack of respect for rule of law and international standards, should not be considered a model by any country,' says Michelle Bachelet in a speech before the UN Human Rights Council
(UPDATED) 'Venezuela clearly illustrates the way violations of civil and political rights can accentuate a decline of economic and social rights,' says United Nations rights chief Michelle Bachelet
(UPDATED) The Philippine government welcomes the appointment of former Chile president Michelle Bachelet as new chief UN human rights commission
Michelle Bachelet – a two-time president who ranks among the world's most powerful women in politics – will step into a position that has drawn much controversy under Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein
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United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has acknowledged that his unvarnished criticism of world leaders has made it impossible for him to secure a second term
Sebastian Pinera, who was president from 2010-2014, promises to stimulate growth and create jobs. He is assuming the presidency just as Chile's economy is showing signs of rebounding from a period of sluggish growth due to low prices for copper, the country's biggest export.
The pact includes Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam, representing together 13.5% of the global economy
(UPDATED) Sebastian Piñera will lead the country – the world's top copper producer – for 4 years starting in March 2018
Billionaire conservative Sebastian Piñera and leftist former TV journalist Alejandro Guillier will contest a runoff next month
If the 67-year-old billionaire does ultimately become head of state, it would be his second chance to run Latin America's fifth-biggest economy
History is a powerful force President Duterte cannot dismiss
The government says Burgos quit for personal reasons and names Chile s current ambassador to Uruguay Mario Fernandez Baeza as his replacement
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet turns personal and talks about women s struggles in a forum at the Miriam College in the Philippines
Using metaphors jokes and her colorful personal story Chilean President Michelle Bachelet commends Filipino women and urges them to close the gender gap
Aquino tells Michelle Bachelet: As individuals who had to endure hardship and exile under our countries’ dictatorial regimes you and I know full well the terror that tyranny brings
The Philippines is the first southeast Asian country to have ties with Chile 70 years ago
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet recalls that the Philippines was the first Southeast Asian country to have ties with Chile nearly 70 years ago
Rappler lists what the heads of state of APEC member economies were doing back when the Philippines first hosted the high level meetings in 1996
President Aquino will also hold bilateral meetings with US President Barack Obama Russian President Vladimir Putin and other APEC leaders at the sidelines of the Manila meeting
2nd UPDATE Officials say the earthquake on Wednesday evening September 16 is the 6th strongest in the history of Chile and the most powerful anywhere in the world this year
4TH UPDATE In Chile thousands of terrified residents rush out onto the streets in the capital Santiago The quake is felt as far away as Argentina where buildings also swayed
Bachelet: It pains me to see my country in such a state we will find a solution
We have to keep knocking down those external and internal obstacles that are cultural and religious says Hillary Clinton on the gender pay gap
Anarchists? Radicalized students? Ultraconservatives? The range of theories spans the political spectrum in this country still deeply divided by its 1973 military coup and 17 year dictatorship
Chilean officials expect to take another two days before they can extinguish the fire