Bolivia

Indigenous Peoples of Bolivia Confront Police Violence

A violent confrontation occurred between Bolivian police and indigenous peoples from the Isiboro Sécure Indigenous Territory (TIPNIS) who have been marching in protest against the construction of a highway through the heart of their Amazonian reserve. Police forces used tear gas, rubber bullets, clubs, and pepper spray on men, women, and children who were peacefully … Continue reading Indigenous Peoples of Bolivia Confront Police Violence