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Repressive violence is sweeping Bolivia. The Áñez regime must be held to account

By Angela Davis, Noam Chomsky, Molly Crabapple, John Pilger & others, The Guardian, Nov. 24, 2019

We call upon the international community to stop supporting this government, which is committing alarming human rights abuses

Evo Morales – President of Bolivia from the MAS party (Movimiento al Socialismo, Movement Towards Socialism) – was forced to resign on November 10, in what many observers view as a coup. In the wake of Morales’ resignation, there has been mounting chaos and violence. What is happening in Bolivia is highly undemocratic and we are witnessing some of the worst human rights violations at the hands of the military and the police since the transition to civilian…