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UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet says not seeking second term

Geneva: UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet announced Monday that she will not seek a second term, ending months of speculation about her intentions and amid growing criticism of her lax stance on rights abuses in China.

“As my term as High Commissioner draws to a close, this Council’s milestone fiftieth session will be the last which I brief,” Bachelet told the UN Human Rights Council as it opened a four-week sitting.

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