Members of Evo Morales’ party the Movement Towards Socialism have faced constant and brutal persecution by the de-facto government since Morales was overthrown in a civic military coup last November
MAS successfully filed the nomination of all its candidates for the upcoming general elections in Bolivia in spite of political persecution and attempts to obstruct their participation by the coup regime
Luis Arce, the presidential candidate of the socialist MAS party, denounced that the de-facto government is trying to impede his participation in the general elections on May 3
Plurinational State Day was commemorated with several peaceful mobilizations across the country, demanding the restoration of democracy after the civic-military coup against President Evo Morales in November
What the government of Iván Duque is doing in Colombia is what the interim government of Jeanine Áñez is doing in Bolivia — using extreme state violence against trade unionists and peasant organizers, against socialist leaders and indigenous leaders
The de-facto government declared the Mexican ambassador to Bolivia and two Spanish diplomats as “persona non grata” and asked them to leave the country
The coup regime has been denounced for committing extensive human rights violations and persecuting the political opposition
We also take a look at the attempts by coup regime in Bolivia to target Mexican embassy, and the repression against leftist and pro-democracy activists in Swaziland.
The Mexican government expressed its concern over the heavy presence of officers outside their diplomatic mission in Bolivia where several former functionaries are seeking asylum
The attorney general of the coup regime issued a warrant for Morales accusing him of sedition, terrorism and financing of terrorism. This is seen as a bid to contain his influence during the presidential elections scheduled for March 2020
In this video, we explain the developments that have occurred in Bolivia after the US backed coup.
The MAS party stressed the importance of maintaining the unity of all social movements, grassroot organizations, leaders, activists and supporters to achieve the victory of the Bolivian people