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"We are in day 12 of #Bolivia’s #uprising and #GeneralStrike called by the unions, and the crisis has reached a boiling point. All of the country is paralysed."
by @AlanRMacLeod
mintpressnews.com/bolivia-showdo… #protests #BoliviaResiste #boliviaenrevolución #FridayThoughts #FridayFeeling
“The #military has guns and a license to kill; we have nothing,” cried a mother whose son had just been shot in Senkata. “Please, tell the international community to come here and stop this.”
by @medeabenjamin
mintpressnews.com/human-rights-m… #Bolivia #Protests #Anez #JeanineAñez #Peace
#Bolivia
"There’s every reason to believe that even if the elections aren’t rigged, then the persecution against the MAS could well be ramped up to the extent where they cannot, in any way, campaign openly."
by @OVargas52
mintpressnews.com/bolivia-electi… #elections #fridaymorning #news
"Facing increased resistance to its rule, the new “transition” #government of #JeanineAñez in #Bolivia has begun to purge and censor potential threats to its authority, including in the #media."
by @AlanRMacLeod
mintpressnews.com/bolivia-coup-g… #censorship #BoliviaResiste #fridaymorning

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