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More Than 800 Scholars and Activists Sign Open Letter Demanding US End Support for Bolivia's Right-Wing Coup Regime
"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 government in the early 1980s."
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'Nothing But Disdain for Democracy': Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, and Pressley Join Letter Condemning Trump for Fueling Crisis in Bolivia
"Rather than supporting a military coup, our government should make it clear that the unconstitutional removal of an elected president is unacceptable."
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Pompeo Calls It 'Democracy' in Bolivia as Post-Coup Violence Grows and Fear of Civil War Intensifies
"The military has guns and a license to kill; we have nothing. Please, tell the international community to come here and stop this."
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People march during a nationwide strike called by students, unions and indigenous groups to protest against the government of Colombia's President Ivan Duque in Medellin, Colombia, on November 21, 2019. News
'We Cannot Continue to Live Like This': Mass Protests in Colombia Latest in Latin American Uprisings
"What happened in Chile sent a forceful message."
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In Two-Hour 2020 Democratic Debate, No Mention of Deadly Trump-Endorsed Military Coup in Bolivia
Sen. Bernie Sanders was the only presidential candidate on the debate stage who has condemned the coup that ousted Bolivia's elected socialist President Evo Morales.
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Evo Morales Calls for 'Truth Commission' to Expose Deceitful Role of US-Backed OAS in Bolivia Coup
"We invite international organizations, Pope Francis, to form a truth commission about the October 20 elections."
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Evo Morales Urges United Nations to 'Denounce and Stop This Massacre' as Bolivian Military Guns Down Protestors
The former Bolivian president accused coup leaders of carrying out "genocidal policies" against indigenous people.
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2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) came under fire Monday for her statement on the Bolivian coup. News
After Week of Violence and Unrest, Warren Criticized for Conciliatory Remarks on Post-Coup Bolivia
"Maybe it's just me, but if you're going to call yourself a progressive who stands up for the little guy you might want to start calling a right wing coup that's resulted in the curbing of democratic freedoms and onslaught of violence... well, a right wing coup."
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'Pinochet-Style Dictatorship': Bolivia's Coup Government Threatens to Arrest Leftist Lawmakers and Journalists
"Bolivia is living through a violent, regressive, completely undemocratic power grab. All governments must sever relations with this illegal regime."
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Teresa Bo, a senior correspondent for Al-Jazeera was sprayed directly in the face—clearly "on purpose," she says—while covering anti-coup demonstrators in the city of La Paz, Bolivia on Friday, November 15, 2019. (Photo: Al-Jazeera/Screenshot) News
Police in Bolivia Pepper Spray Journalist 'On Purpose' During Live Coverage of Anti-Coup Protests
"I hate to be the story because we are here to report on what is happening to the people in the amazing country," said Al-Jazeera English senior correspondent Teresa Bo. "I hope it helps denounce that such practices cannot be tolerated. Not here not anywhere."
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