human rights violations in Bolivia
Bolivia-Brazil- Jeanine Anez Bolivia rejects interventionist statements by Brazilian President

Bolivian Foreign Minister Rogelio Mayta described Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s plan to grant Jeanine Áñez political asylum as “absolutely impudent” and “inappropriate interference in internal affairs”

Bolivian court sentences Jeanine Áñez to 10 years in prison

The First Anti-Corruption Sentencing Court of La Paz found Jeanine Áñez and other former police and military chiefs guilty of “breach of duties” and taking “resolutions contrary to the Constitution and the Law” following the coup d’état against then President Evo Morales in November 2019

Report confirms human rights violations committed after 2019 coup d’état in Bolivia

The report established that during the last quarter of 2019 under the coup-installed regime, mass human rights violations occurred including the violation of the right to life, personal integrity, freedom, personal security, judicial guarantees and due process, freedom of expression, freedom of association, among others

Bolivian government creates trust for reparations to victims of 2019 state violence

The trust will provide loans to the relatives of the deceased and living victims of the human rights violations committed during Jeanine Áñez’s de-facto rule, with a 10-year repayment policy and an annual interest rate of 0.5%

Far-right tensions brewing amid one year anniversary of the return of democracy in Bolivia

Members of the opposition and far-right Civic Committees have been mobilizing and blocking roads in different departments of Bolivia as a part of a politically motivated strike.

Relatives of the victims of Sacaba and Senkata massacres meet government representatives

The family members of the victims of the Sacaba and Senkata massacres arrived in Bolivia’s capital La Paz to demand justice for the state crimes committed two year ago during the coup-installed government of Jeanine Áñez

Far-right strike in Bolivia once again a flop

Days before the strike, trade unions across the country announced that they wouldn’t abide by the call, citing that the strike was politically motivated and sought destabilization of the ruling socialist government of President Luis Arce

Culprit behind Senkata massacre in Bolivia in preventive detention

In addition to the Senkata massacre, Montero is also being investigated for the massacre in Sacaba city in the Cochabamba department on November 15, 2019

Preventive detention order issued for ex-Bolivian police commander over the Senkata massacre

Former Bolivian police commander Rodolfo Montero was sworn in by de-facto president Jeanine Áñez five days before the Senkata massacre. Montero is also being investigated for the Sacaba massacre

Permanent Assembly of Human Rights of Bolivia alerts to a possible escape of Jeanine Áñez

The Permanent Assembly of Human Rights of Bolivia (APDHB) denounced that former de-facto Jeanine Áñez’s possible escape is being organized by main opposition leaders in complicity with some embassies in the country

GIEI’s report confirms human rights violations were committed during 2019 coup in Bolivia

The Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts in its report, confirmed that the coup installed regime led by far-right de-facto president Jeanine Áñez was responsible for massacres, torture, persecution, illegal detention and summary executions of those who took to the streets in rejection of the coup in November 2019

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