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High Commissioner for Human Rights and former Socialist President Michelle Bachelet urged all states to globally dismantle racism as a systemic policy that oppresses African-Americans.
Her report argues for a need to systematically respond to alleged systemic racism. “We need a transformative approach that addresses the interconnected areas that drive racism and lead to repeated, entirely preventable tragedies, such as the death of George Floyd,” Bachelet said.
In the words of the High Commissioner, States are denialists when it comes to racism, which is why her call has a few steps to follow: first: recognize the discrimination that the world’s political systems have applied against minorities; second: she called for “dismantling” systemic discrimination; third: impunity must be ended.
While Bachelet argued that there is impunity, she completely omitted that former officer Derek Chauvin was recently sentenced to 22 and a half years in prison for the murder of George Floyd.
The report Bachelet used to back up her warning about a global racism that must be dismantled consisted of online consultations with over three hundred people – mostly of African descent – written contributions, review of other documents and additional consultations with “relevant experts”.
The research, the UN details, reveals “aggravating inequalities” and “marked socioeconomic and political marginalization” against individuals of African descent.
The UN says that in numerous countries, both in North and South America, as well as in Europe, people of African descent are systematically marginalized, “live disproportionately in poverty and face serious barriers to access their rights to education, health care, employment, adequate housing and clean water.”
“The dehumanization of people of African descent […] has sustained and cultivated tolerance for racial discrimination, inequality and violence,” the report reads.
The UN investigation argues that there is excessive surveillance of African-American communities, “criminalizing children of African descent”.
Bachelet supports Black Lives Matter: they help in the fight for human rights
The real purpose of the document leaks out in the final paragraphs of the report by stating that Black Lives Matter (BLM) has been a great help in the fight against systemic racism. “The Black Lives Matter movement and other civil society groups led by people of African descent have provided grassroots leadership by listening to communities,” Bachelet said.
She said BLM is empowering blacks to claim their human rights and invited people to fund and support the organization.
Completely ignored by Bachelet were the scandals of embezzlement and waste by BLM and its top leadership, even causing fights between them and the parents of murdered youth in the USA.
Only in 2020, the Marxist organization responsible for looting and murders such as that of Captain David Dorn, raised more than $90 million in donations.
Rafael Valera, Venezuelan, student of Political Science, political exile in São Paulo, Brazil since 2017 // Rafael Valera, venezolano, es estudiante de Ciencias Políticas y exiliado político en São Paulo, Brasil desde 2017