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UN rights boss welcomes Biden LGBT+ pledges, hopes for reversal of ‘serious setbacks’ under Trump

UN rights boss welcomes Biden LGBT+ pledges, hopes for reversal of ‘serious setbacks’ under Trump

STEPHANIE NEBEHAY U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's pledges to halt the separation of migrant families, address "systemic racism" and climate change are promising and could reverse setbacks during the Trump administration, the U.N. human rights chief said on Wednesday. Michelle Bachelet said that U.S. President Donald Trump had rolled back the rights of women, LGBT persons and migrants, as well as stepped back from multilateralism. The former president of Chile said that she knew Biden well as he had been given responsibility for Latin America while serving as vice president to President Barack Obama. "President-elect Biden has made a series of…
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