Catholic bishops in Bolivia call for independent judicial system

They allege that the government of Luis Arce, the political heir of former President Evo Morales, uses the judiciary as a mechanism for political retribution.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Catholic bishops of Bolivia have expressed concern about the curtailment of human rights by the inefficient judicial system, guided by partisan interests, and have called for urgent judicial reform.

Included is a call for reconciliation and peace, which is why "all citizens must work together to reconcile and create a fraternal and peaceful climate, setting aside what divides, including verbal violence, and seeking what unites."

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