Daily Archives: July 29, 2020

2020-07-29: News Headlines

_____ (2020-07-29). Bolivia: Stop State Repression And Violence, For Free And Fair Elections. popularresistance.org Four days after the Interim Bolivian Government suspended elections again, Harvard Law School's International Human Rights Clinic and the University Network for Human Rights (UNHR) released a report on the gross human rights abuses carried out under Bolivia's interim President, Jeanine àÅñez. | The report documents one of the deadliest and most repressive periods in the past several decades in Bolivia as well as the growing fear of indigenous peoples and government critics that their lives and safety are in danger. | "We have identified very troubling patterns of human rights violations since the Interim Go…

Glenn Greenwald (2020-07-28). U.S.-Supported Coup in Bolivia Continues to Produce Repression and Tyranny. zcomm.org The U.S.-supported military coup in Bolivia has largely disappeared from western news outlets ever since the November 2019 massacres of pro-democracy protesters by the right-wing faction that seized power…

Peoples Dispatch (2020-07-28). Bolivians reject postponement of elections with massive mobilizations. peoplesdispatch.org Organizations and trade unions from diverse sectors in Bolivia joined the call to mobilize today, on July 28, against…

The Canary (2020-07-27). Spanish court to examine claims Julian Assange was spied on. thecanary.co Spain's National Court is due to hear evidence in an investigation into whether a Spanish company was hired to spy on Julian Assange during the seven years the WikiLeaks founder spent in Ecuador's embassy in London.The court is investigating whether David Morales, a Spaniard, and his Undercover Global S.L. security agency invaded the privacy of Assange and his visitors at the embassy by secretly recording their meetings.The intelligence that Morales's company collected is suspected of being handed over to third parties, according to court papers.Julian Assange during a press conference inside the Ecuadorian Embas…