Besides denouncing the coup-born government’s massacre in Senkata, Evo Morales did not rule out the possibility of new elections to regain peace in his country.
At a press conference held in Mexico City, Bolivia’s President-in-exile Evo Morales on Wednesday analyzed the latest consequences of the coup d’etat that allowed opposition senator Jeanine Añez to proclaim herself as interim president.
The Movement to Socialism (MAS) leader began by highlighting that the victims of the repression carried out by the Police and the Army have increased over the last week.
“After the coup, they have killed about 30 people. This massacre is part of genocide in our beloved Bolivia,” Morales said and stressed, “They are killing my brothers and sisters.”
Morales then presented a video in which the number of people killed, in different places and different dates, was detailed.
Bolivia’s president-in-exile also warned that right-wing groups are trying to hide information about their fascist violence by stealing corpses and manipulating autopsies.
Morales recalled that no one was shot dead until the day of his resignation; however, “now, I’ve seen how helicopters fire at people who are defending democracy.”
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Meanwhile, Bolivia’s coup-born government was posting messages stating that “our military avoided a great tragedy and prevented thousands of El Alto people from dying.”
This paradoxical interpretation of what happened in Senkata on Tuesday, however, is part of a broader political strategy against Evo Morales and his supporters.
The Añez administration on Wednesday announced that it will file an international complaint against Evo Morales for “crimes against humanity.”
Besides being blamed for organizing road blockades to prevent food from reaching several cities, the Indigenous leader is being accused of an alleged “possible” bomb attack at the Senkata refinery. All these ”destabilizing actions” would have been planned by Morales from Mexico and using his phone.
Screams of pain tonight in El Alto following another massacre carried out by the security forces under Bolivia’s coup government in Senkata. Families of victims and residents say there is a deliberate cover-up.
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In a new effort to halt chaos in the Andean country, the Socialist senator Efrain Chambi on Wednesday presented “the Exceptional and Transitional Bill for National and Subnational Elections,” which was referred to the Constitution Commission for its analysis.
This happened shortly after the self-proclaimed president Añez threatened again to call elections through a decree, which would constitute a new rupture of the Bolivian constitution and laws.
On the calling for new elections, Morales said that “everything for peace” is admissible, although he also recalled that he won in the first round; therefore he invited the international community to conduct a new audit of the electoral results.
Regarding accusations that he would be fostering terrorism, the MAS leader said he did not know the details of the legal actions against him, which the Añez administration is or will be fostering.
Nevertheless, after recalling the experience of the Bolivian popular struggle in the 1980s and 1990s., Morales pointed out that such misleading practices “are typical of dictatorships.”
Bolivia’s president-in exile ended his press conference in Mexico asking the international community not to support the coup d’etat, that is, not be behave like the Organization of American States (OAS).
“International organizations should support the most humble and poor people,” Morales said and stressed that “we will democratically recover political power, as usual.”
This article was originally published by “teleSUR”
Screams of pain tonight in El Alto following another massacre carried out by the security forces under Bolivia's coup government in Senkata. Families of victims and residents say there is a deliberate cover-up. pic.twitter.com/GikfRKC2UJ
— Camila (@camilateleSUR) November 20, 2019
Horrifying massacre today in post-coup Bolivia: The military junta just killed at least 8 protesters in the community of Senkata
The area is surrounded by military and policepic.twitter.com/j35bGwAN5c
— Ben Norton (@BenjaminNorton) November 20, 2019
The BBC is filled with Atlantic Council assets. It's nothing but a mouthpiece for imperialism.
The corporate media lies us into every war and provides cover for deadly coups and their fascist aftermath.
— María ⏳ (@ml_1maria) November 20, 2019
🔴URGENT: Massacre in Senkata, El Alto, Bolivia. At least 3 confirmed dead at the hands of the illegitimate government of Jeanine Añez. The mass indigenous protests at major roads leading to La Paz in response to the murder of 23 campesinos in Cochabamba.#GolpeDeEstadoEnBolivia pic.twitter.com/fLuMHDNsmM
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