Amid awaiting the decision of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (I / A Court HR) regarding the indefinite re-election of the President under the Inter-American Human Rights System, the Department of Justice announced this afternoon that the international court has not yet issued any official criteria.
The Inter-American Court of Justice “has not issued an official statement on any case relating to Bolivia. No government agency or diplomatic delegation in Bolivia has been officially notified, ”said a statement from the Ministry of Justice.
The state portfolio indicates that Bolivia participated in two hearings today in the framework of the –IDH Commission meetings: “Situation of the rights of GLBTI persons in Bolivia in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic” and “Remembrance, truth” and justice in Bolivia: Work of the Truth Commission ”.
The Inter-American Court of Justice decides on the opinion of the Colombian government on the number of open-ended re-elections in the American system. In this context, 62 states, agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), academic institutions and individuals from civil society have submitted their comments on the request for an opinion on indefinite re-election to the Inter-American Court of Justice.