The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, believed that the report on the events of 2019 submitted by the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI) contained “important elements” to be submitted to the International Criminal Court (ICC ) and the International Court of Justice (ICJ).
“We have taken note of the publication of the GIEI Bolivia report. Without prejudice to an analysis in the coming days, we believe that it contains important elements that need to be referred to the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the International Court of Justice (ICJ), ”said a tweet published by Almagro.
The GIEI concluded that what happened during the 2019 political crisis included “state responsibility” for the serious human rights violations that occurred between September and December 2019, a time when Evo Morales and Jeanine Áñez ruled the country. The events that left at least 37 dead.
It found that a massacre had taken place in Sacaba, in the department of Cochabamba, and Senkata, in the city of El Alto. The report “does not take into account whether it was a coup or election fraud”.