Michelle Bachelet

UN suspends Sri Lanka peacekeepers over new army chief appointment
World

UN suspends Sri Lanka peacekeepers over new army chief appointment

The United Nations has suspended Sri Lankan troops from peacekeeping duties after Colombo ignored repeated warnings and appointed a general…
UN reports 400,000 Syrians displaced since Idlib offensive started in April
Middle East

UN reports 400,000 Syrians displaced since Idlib offensive started in April

More than 400,000 people have been displaced in northwestern Syria since the start of a government offensive to retake the…
U.N. says Syria air strikes killed at least 100 civilians in past 10 days
Middle East

U.N. says Syria air strikes killed at least 100 civilians in past 10 days

GENEVA/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Air strikes by the Syrian government and its allies on schools, hospitals, markets and bakeries have killed…
Bahrain mass trial raises deep concern: U.N. rights chief
Middle East

Bahrain mass trial raises deep concern: U.N. rights chief

GENEVA (Reuters) – United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Thursday she was concerned that a Bahrain mass…
Egypt condemns UN official’s ‘unobjective’ criticism of judiciary
Egypt

Egypt condemns UN official’s ‘unobjective’ criticism of judiciary

  Egypt condemned a statement issued by Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, in which she criticized an…
Chile heads to the polls
World

Chile heads to the polls

With eight presidential candidates to choose from, Chileans head to the polls on Sunday to decide who will succeed socialist leader,…
Brotherhood: Giving women some rights could ‘destroy society’
Egypt

Brotherhood: Giving women some rights could ‘destroy society’

The Muslim Brotherhood warns that a UN declaration on women's rights could destroy society by allowing a woman to travel,…
UN concerned about rising violence against female protesters in Egypt
Egypt

UN concerned about rising violence against female protesters in Egypt

The top United Nations official tasked with advancing gender equality today expressed “deep concern” about the escalating violence against women…
Women’s groups relaunch Egyptian Feminist Union
Egypt

Women’s groups relaunch Egyptian Feminist Union

Egyptian women’s organizations announced Saturday the reestablishment of the Egyptian Feminist Union, a group that dates back to 1923 when…
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