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Indigenous Peoples of Bolivia Confront Police Violence

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A violent confrontation occurred between Bolivian police and indigenous peoples from the Isiboro S├ęcure 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…more »

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