Former Chilean president and torture victim Michelle Bachelet is set to become U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights. The U.S., no longer on the human rights council, wants her to focus on Venezuela and Iran.
Chile’s Ex-President Michelle Bachelet Picked As U.N. Human Rights Chief
By Michele Kelemen
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Inmates planned a series of strikes across prisons this week to protest conditions and work programs. Though legal, they compare the low-wage programs to "modern-day slavery."