Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR)
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

State of exception declared following massacre inside prison

Ecuadorian authorities stated that 116 were killed in the massacre in the Litoral penitentiary, making it the worst in the country’s history

Ecuador declares state of emergency in prisons after over a hundred killed in riots

At least 116 inmates were killed in the latest prison riot in Ecuador on September 28 and around 80 were gravely injured. The violent confrontation was the bloodiest massacre in the prison system of the country

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

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

Afghan politicians meet with Taliban leaders in Kabul amid protests and other stories

Today we look at protests in Afghanistan as Taliban members meet with political leaders, the GIEI report on human rights abuses during the 2019 Bolivian coup, and more

National strike in Colombia completes two months

The national strike, which began in rejection of a tax reform bill, has transformed into a national struggle against the far-right government of President Ivan Duque and his neoliberal and oppressive policies

After six weeks, the mobilizations in Colombia continue

Fresh mobilizations have been called to demand that the national government sign the pre-agreement to guarantee the right to protest and advance in negotiating the demands raised by the mobilizing sectors

National strike in Colombia completes one month, the struggle continues

The struggle, which began in rejection of a neoliberal tax reform bill, has transformed into a social uprising in Colombia demanding structural changes and an end to policies that only deepen social inequality and deprive the greater part of the population of basic rights

Bolivia and Mexico call on OAS to take impartial and non-interventionist positions

The declaration was made in the light of the participation of the OAS in the coup d’état in Bolivia against the democratically elected president Evo Morales in November 2019

Bolivian judge orders 4 months of preventive detention for coup leader Jeanine Áñez

Following the coup d’état against Evo Morales in November 2021, Añez’s regime unleashed unprecedented levels of repression against those took to the streets in rejection of the coup

Bolivian police arrest a military general implicated in the Sacaba massacre

The families of the victims of the massacre consider General Alfredo Cuellar’s arrest as a first step towards justice

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