Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, during the 50th session of the UN Human Rights Council on Monday. Photo: dpa
Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, during the 50th session of the UN Human Rights Council on Monday. Photo: dpa
Xinjiang

UN human rights chief Bachelet says no to second term, ‘no relationship’ to China trip

  • Michelle Bachelet, 70, says she will spend more time with family in Chile; some diplomats expected her to stay on when 4-year term ends in August
  • She was criticised by rights groups and some governments over her visit last month to China; they said she did not do enough to act against alleged abuses against Uygurs in western region of Xinjiang

Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, during the 50th session of the UN Human Rights Council on Monday. Photo: dpa
Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, during the 50th session of the UN Human Rights Council on Monday. Photo: dpa
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