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UN High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet upholds Pinochet’s call for neoliberal oblivion in Chile

UN High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet upholds Pinochet’s call for neoliberal oblivion in Chile Many Chileans were not enthused upon Michelle Bachelet’s appointment to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, and with good reason. Twice President of Chile, between 2006-2010 and 2014-2018, Bachelet joined the list of presidents who, since the transition to democracy, upheld Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship legacy in her politics. Bachelet is no stranger to dictatorship tactics. Her father, General Alberto Bachelet, died of torture at the hands of…

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