The spokesman for the National Committee for the Defense of Democracy (Conade), Manuel Morales, condemned this Tuesday that Wila Lluch’u’s guerrero army is an irregular paramilitary group of the recently created General Staff of the Movement for Socialism (MAS); He questioned the government’s inaction and the recent statements made by Minister Eduardo Del Castillo, who confirmed that the aforementioned group does not exist.
“This completely coincides with the formation of the supposed General Staff of the People, an organization with an eminently military structure, because the MAS does not need another political organization called the General Staff, so the evidence is really overwhelming,” said Morales in Pan America.
He added that the threats from this irregular group would show that “we are practically at the beginning of what Evo Morales has said so many times that they need militias because they made the mistake of not having militias like in Venezuela.” . “
The representative described the minister’s remarks as “terrible” because it is an agency whose job it is to investigate the violation, “in this case, by people who openly commit crimes such as death threats”.
According to Morales, neither the government ministry nor Attorney General Lanchipa have any intention of conducting an investigation into these issues and, on the contrary, “they appear to intend to give the green light” through the actions of people who threatened death. and house fires “those who are identified are seen on social media with the whole structure of friends associated with MAS.”
According to photos posted on the social network Facebook, the group identified as Egwill Ejército Guerrero Wila Lluch’us fought for the MAS and one of its leaders has photos with President Luis Arce and Vice President David Choquehuanca. They also appear with messages shared since February 2020 in favor of the sub-national election campaign supporting former candidate for La Paz governorship, Franklin Flores.
This Tuesday, the Observatory of Legal Defenders of the National Union of Social Work Institutions (Unitas) warned of the threats made by the Guerrero Army Wila Lluch’u against the President of the Permanent Assembly of Human Rights of Bolivia (APDHB), Amparo Carvajal, and the inaction of the state demonstrate a “defenseless situation” of human rights defenders in the country.
“The statements of the group ‘Wila lluch’us’ are extremely violent and contrary to the rule of law and the rule of law. The threats made by representatives of this group are even adapted to the criminal nature of the threat; Act of public incitement to commit a crime, “reads the Unitas bulletin.