UN rights chief pushes for independent investigation of Navalny case

The poisoning of Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny must be thoroughly investigated in an independent manner, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet demanded on Tuesday in Geneva.High Commissioner Bachelet urged Russia to carry out or to cooperate with such a probe, in light of the German government’s assertion of “unequivocal” proof that a Novichok nerve agent was involved.”It is not good enough to simply deny he was poisoned, and deny the need for a thorough, independent, impartial and transparent investigation into this assassination attempt,” Bachelet said.When asked whether Bachele…

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