In the second part of the series, Cindy Forster discusses the hypocrisy of Áñez being celebrated as a ‘pro-woman’ leader as she has consistently governed against the interest of Bolivian women
In a two-part series, Cindy Forster discusses how Áñez usurped power following the coup in November 2019 and has carried out a campaign to undermine fundamental rights of all Bolivians especially the Indigenous and working-class
Since May 11, thousands of Bolivians have been mobilizing, against hunger and to demand the resignation of self-appointed president Jeanine Áñez and for democratic elections in the country
After sharing a video of police repression that reached hundreds of thousands, Rene Guarachi was tortured by police
The delegation denounced the de-facto government in Bolivia for serious human rights violations and state crimes committed after the coup
The coup regime has been denounced for committing extensive human rights violations and persecuting the political opposition
The delegation verified that the Bolivian coup regime has perpetrated massacres, persecuted leaders, and promoted racism and hate speech, among other atrocities
Writing this dispatch from Bolivia, the conflict here is spiraling out of control and I fear it will only get worse.