Bolivians against the coup
Thousands protest against right-wing coup attempts in Bolivia and other stories

Today we look at mobilizations in defense of the Indigenous Wiphala flag in Bolivia, protests for democracy and quality education across schools in Swaziland, and more

Fear in Bolivia over potential escape of Jeanine Áñez

Áñez is responsible for the massacre of 37 people in Sacaba and Senkata and the persecution and torture of hundreds of other people was arrested in March this year.

Bolivia’s former government minister Arturo Murillo arrested in the US

The former government minister and his chief of staff are accused of receiving bribes from a US company in exchange for a multi-million USD contract with the Bolivian government and using the US financial system to launder those funds. Both are fugitives from Bolivian justice in the same case, among others

Bolivian coup leader Jeanine Áñez arrested

Áñez was the leader of the coup regime that was responsible for countless human rights violations including massacres and political persecution, and a crackdown on civil liberties

When Bolivians defeated US imperialism with democracy

The resounding victory of the MAS presidential ticket in the elections held on October 18 came after a year of struggle against the US-backed coup regime

“To sustain this process we need to repoliticize the people”

Bolivian sociologist Juan Carlos Pinto Quintanilla discusses the principal challenges facing the incoming government in Bolivia

Bolivian court rejects appeal to eliminate MAS from October 18 elections

In the aftermath of the court’s ruling, far-right armed groups attacked MAS supporters waiting outside the court

Indefinite strike begins in Bolivia against postponement of general elections

Over 24 major interdepartmental and inter-provincial highways and roads have been blocked by protesters to demand compliance with the decision to hold elections on September 6 in Bolivia

Bolivians oppose postponement of elections

Indigenous, peasant, rural and women organizations organized massive demonstrations under the banner of “For Democracy, Health and Life”.

Bolivians reject postponement of elections with massive mobilizations

Nationwide mobilizations which kicked off today have been organized by Bolivian social movements and trade unions in rejection of the suspension of general elections in the country

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