Human Rights Watch (HRW) director José Miguel Vivanco referred to the allegation against former President Jeanine Áñez for the crime of genocide in the liability process brought about by the events of Sacaba, Cochabamba and Senkata. is promoted as “nonsense”. , in El Alto, 2019.
In a post on Twitter, he argued that the final report of the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI) provided “solid evidence” of police and armed forces involvement in the conduct of an investigation, but challenged one of the counts that they want Attributing to ex-presidents.
“The #GIEIBolivia has provided solid evidence of the involvement of security forces in two horrific massacres. But accusing @JeanineAnez of “genocide” is nonsense. These disproportionate allegations hinder impartial justice for the victims (sic), ”the publication said.
In addition to genocide, there are the crimes of serious and minor bodily harm and bodily harm with subsequent death, according to the indictment that the Attorney General’s Office submitted to the Supreme Court (TSJ) in Sucre last week.
The complaint is related to the tragic events of November 15 and 19, 2019 in the section of the Huayllani Bridge in the municipality of Sacaba, Cochabamba and the Senkata Fiscal Bolivian Oil Fields (YPFB) in the city of El. attributed to alt.. The complaint was admitted in July.
The GIEI’s conclusions noted that there had been “serious human rights violations” in the country between September and December 2019 and indicated that the state was responsible for the actions of “state agents and individuals”.
From the days of violence, following the post-election conflict, at least 37 people were killed and hundreds more were injured in the social field through police and military interventions.