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Bolivia: Interim Government Adopts Abusive Measures

Expand A demonstrator holds a Wiphala flag in front of soldiers blocking a street in downtown La Paz, Bolivia, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. © 2019 AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko (New York, November 19, 2019) – Bolivian authorities should repeal a November 15, 2019 decree granting the military overly broad discretion to use force, and stop harassing independent journalists and government opponents, Human Rights Watch said today. Nine people died and 122 were wounded during a demonstration in Chapare province on November 15. Since Jeanine Áñez assumed office as interim president, the government has adopted…

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