Daily Archives: September 23, 2020

2020-09-23: News Headlines

Matt Sedlar (2020-09-22). Lo que la OEA le hizo a Bolivia. cepr.net The Guardian In English Bolivia vive una pesadilla de represión política y violencia estatal racista desde que el gobierno democráticamente electo de Evo Morales fue derrocado por los militares el 10 de noviembre. Ese mes fue "el segundo mes más mortífero, en términos de muertes de civiles cometidas por fuerzas estatales, desde que Bolivia se …

Brett Wilkins, staff writer (2020-09-22). Sanders Leads 30 Democrats in Call for OAS to Avoid Prolonging 'Crisis of Democracy and Human Rights' in Bolivia. commondreams.org Their letter to the State Department demands "that the United States government take responsibility for what is done with our taxpayer dollars." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/bolivia_coup_western_media.jpg

Lawyers for Assange (2020-09-21). They Call for Assange's Immediate Release: Heads of state, prime ministers, parliamentarians, members of Congress, … demand Assange be set free. globalresearch.ca Check As Julian Assange fights U.S. extradition at the Old Bailey in London, over one hundred eminent political figures, including 13 past and present heads of state, numerous ministers, members of parliament …

Lawyers for Assange (2020-09-21). They Call for Assange's Immediate Release: Lula, Rousseff, Morales, Zapatero, Corbyn, Correa, Paul, Galloway, Gravel, Varoufakis… globalresearch.ca Check As Julian Assange fights U.S. extradition at the Old Bailey in London, over one hundred eminent political figures, including 13 past and present heads of state, numerous ministers, members of parliament …

Eds. (2020-09-21). In Bolivia, Washington has replicated past fascist horrors. mronline.org The campaigns from imperialist propaganda operatives to brand Bolivia's coup regime as some sort of example of progressive governance, or as in any way superior to the Morales government on human rights, have been pure smoke and mirrors.

_____ (2020-09-20). Bolivia: Violent Pro-Coup Extremists Assault MAS Canvassers. popularresistance.org Bolivian coup supporters waged an attack on Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) canvassers, setting fire to campaign tents and destroying materials. | Videos circulating on social media show what appears to be people in MAS t-shirts being chased down in the area of the 4 de Noviembre plaza in Cochabamba, while posters and other materials were taken down. | Speaking to local news networks, MAS members said they were campaigning for the party's Arce-Choquehuanca ticket and local candidates in the Plaza, when members of the Resistencia Juvenil Cochala (RJC) appeared and began setting off firecrackers and tear gas, whil…