At UN, Michelle Bachelet Once Again Denounces Fires in Amazonia

The inaugural speech of the 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Council focused on the environment and Brazil was one of the 40 countries cited by Bachelet. "I am deeply concerned about the dramatic acceleration of deforestation in the Amazon," she said.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  At the opening of the 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Council, on Monday, September 9th, high commissioner Michelle Bachelet once again denounced deforestation in the Amazon. According to the former Chilean president, the intense fires that have been going on for weeks could have catastrophic consequences for the whole of humanity.

The inaugural speech of the 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Council focused on the environment . . .

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