Former Bolivian ambassador to Cuba denounces persecution against MAS

Havana, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivian ambassador to Cuba up to the moment of the coup d’état against Evo Morales, Ariana Campero, denounced on Tuesday the persecution against members of the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) by the de facto government in her country.

While she was attending an event on Human Rights Day at the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples, the former diplomat condemned the repression against the population mobilized against the coup.

MAS has been banned in Bolivia, and its members are victims of unfair and arbitrary detentions like the arrest of the vice president of that political party, Gerardo Garcia, she denounced.

Today, she said, Bolivian ex Consul General in Argentina Ademar Valda was arrested, when he was going to take a flight to Buenos Aires.

Campero called the coup in her country fascist, whose protagonists are accountable for the massacres causing tens of deaths, and other serious violations to Bolivians’ human rights, she said.

They are allocating among themselves not only the control of the State institutions, but also the enterprises and resources that had been retrieved to the nation by the democratic Revolution boosted by President Evo Morales, she pointed out.

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