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IACHR enables email to receive complaints and the Government says that commissioners will define the agenda

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IACHR enables email to receive complaints and the Government says that commissioners will define the agenda

March 23, 2023, 10:30 PM

March 23, 2023, 10:30 PM

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) spread the address of an email where it will receive complaints, claims and petitions from citizens and the Government affirmed that the commissioners will define the agenda of hearings and interviews that they will hold in their five-day stay in Bolivia.

“People who are interested in presenting information, should be sent via email to: [email protected] (Subject: Visit IACHR Bolivia 2023), The only means through which information will be received,” says a bulletin released by that multilateral organization, whose members will begin to arrive this Friday.

The delegation will be led by the President of the IACHR, Commissioner Margarette May Macaulay, and made up of Commissioner Joel Hernández, Rapporteur for Bolivia; Commissioners Esmeralda Arosemena de Troitiño, First Vice President and Rapporteur on the rights of Indigenous Peoples; and Julissa Mantilla Falcón, Rapporteur on the human rights of women; as well as by Commissioner Stuardo Ralón Orellana, Rapporteur on the rights of persons deprived of liberty, adds the official document.

The Vice Minister of Justice, César Siles, informed that the official agenda has already been agreed with the commission and it was defined that They will visit four cities and three prisons. La Paz, Cochabamba and Santa Cruz on the axis of the country and Sucreas the headquarters of the Judicial Branch, with whose authorities they will meet the following week.

“On Monday, on his first visitthey will have a meeting with the Vice President of the State, the jilata David Choquehuanca, later, there will be another protocol visit with the Chancellor (Rogelio Mayta), then, in this building, we will have a meeting with the Ministry of Justice, from there they will distribute the commissioners to the rest of the country”, detailed the deputy minister.

He said that visits to prisons are the thermometer to know the situation of human rights in the country and in this framework it was agreed to visit the delegates to three prisons in La Paz: San Pedro and Chonchocoro for men and Miraflores. The governor of Santa Cruz, Luis Fernando Camacho, and the cocalero leader, César Apaza, are detained in the maximum security prison; while in Miraflores is the former president, Jeanine Áñez.

“As a result of the visit, in the exercise of his functions, the IACHR will publish a country report with observations, conclusions, and recommendations to the State. The Commission emphasizes that this visit has a different scope from the work that it has been carrying out through the Special Follow-up Mechanism for Bolivia on the acts of violence that occurred in 2019,” clarifies the document published by the agency.

While Siles said that apart from Camacho and Áñez, the IACHR received letters from many other organizations that they requested an interview and that they were channeled through the Foreign Ministry. This agenda of meetings and visits was coordinated directly by the coordinators of the entity and the interested parties.

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