IACHR requests Bolivia to guarantee that journalists may perform their work

The IACHR expressed "its concern over reports on the use of force and detentions against press workers" covering a conflict between coca leaf producers in the city of La Paz.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Special Rapporteurship for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) on Wednesday urged the Bolivian government to grant journalists in the country "guarantees" to be able to perform their work, in reaction to the recent attacks on reporters.

The Rapporteurship of the IACHR, based in Washington, expressed "its concern over reports on the use of force and detentions against press workers" covering a conflict between coca leaf producers in the city of La Paz on Tuesday.

Bolivian journalistic unions denounced that Santiago Limachi and Sergio Limachi, both correspondents of an . . .

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