Bolivian Judge Orders 4 Months of Preventive Detention for Coup Leader Jeanine Áñez

Peoples Dispatch A Bolivian judge ordered four months of preventive detention for the leader of the coup-installed regime, Jeanine Áñez, on March 14. Photo: Kawsachun News 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…

Freedom of Expression According to the OAS: Nothing New on the Front Lines

Iroel Sánchez The building Municipality of Panguipulli burns after being set on fire by protesters following another police killing. (ALICIA CACECERES/ATON CHILE/AFP via Getty Images) “Curfew, with almost five hundred eye mutilations, with constitutional state of emergency, with military in the streets, with a weekly repression, with two hundred youths who have been imprisoned for…

Why Popular Unity on 6D is Crucial to Save Venezuela

Eduardo Viloria Daboín I From the beginning, we were the target of a systematic attack carried out in the name of democracy, freedom and human rights, by the economic and political elites who are builders and defenders of neoliberalism and false representative democracy. The US elites and their subordinates quickly saw the danger to their…

100+ Days Without Garifuna Community Members

Over 100 days have passed since 5 members of the Garifuna community in Triunfo de la Cruz, Honduras were kidnapped by armed men dressed in police uniforms. Four of the five who were abducted are members of OFRANEH, a grassroots organization of the Afro-descendant and indigenous Garifuna community in Honduras. OFRANEH, along with other Honduran…

Open Letter to the IACHR

OPEN LETTER to the President of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and to the IACHR Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts on Nicaragua, the Argentinian Team of Forensic Anthropology and SITU Research of New York from Nicaraguan civil society and from members of North American and European networks in solidarity with Nicaragua’s Sandinista Revolution 8…

IACHR Report Confirms Massacres in Bolivia; Those Responsible Will Be Prosecuted, Says Evo Morales

An extensive report released Wednesday by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) describes the deaths of civilians in two Bolivian cities as “massacres,” among other human rights violations in the form of “extrajudicial executions”. The document recommends the creation of an international investigation mechanism to shed light on the violence during the political crisis…

The Sacaba and Senkata Massacres: How State Terrorism Operates in Bolivia

Mison Verdad After a few days of gathering information in El Alto, the delegation assigned by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) for Bolivia, headed by Pablo Abrao, affirmed that “there are no guarantees” for an impartial investigation into the November massacres perpetrated by the armed forces and police that were part of the…