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Ongoing Massacre of Indigenous Protesters in Bolivia

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posted on Nov, 18 2019 @ 04:30 PM
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While the world waits with baited breath to see if government forces will use live fire on protesters in Hong Kong, they ignore that the government is doing just that in Bolivia.

A little background for those unfamiliar with the situation. Evo Morales was elected as President of Bolivia in 2006. He was the first indigenous leader of Bolivia since the arrival of the Spanish 500 years ago. In October he was elected to his fourth term, winning 47% of the vote.

Upon his election Morales' opponents claimed foul. This led to roving bands that attacked anyone that were perceived as supporters of Morales, including politicians. Morales offered to bring in independent investigators to verify the results of the election. His opponents refused. Morales eventually stepped down in an attempt to end the violence.

Following Morales' stepping down the presidency was seized by Jeanine Áñez, despite the fact that her party only won 4% of the votes in the October election. Upon taking over, while wielding a Bible, Áñez stated that she was going to take the country in a more Christian direction, while claiming that the indigenous population are Satanic and are not fit to live in urban centers.

It should be noted that despite the fact that Áñez has no legitimate claim to the presidency her coup has been supported by the United States. It should also be noted that a number of the key plotters in this coup attended the infamous School of the Americas at Fort Denning in Columbus, Georgia. Many of them also spent time in Washington.

As one would expect many of the indigenous population have taken to the streets in protest. In response Áñez has deployed the military, including tanks and attack choppers, while prepardoning that breaks the law while putting down the protests. In other words she has given security forces a license to kill.

This culminated on Friday with a massacre in Cochabamba that saw hundreds shot and nine killed. As of today 23 protesters have been killed by government forces while foreign governments and the media remain silent.

Media Silent as Bolivia’s New Right-Wing Gov’t Massacres Indigenous Protesters




posted on Nov, 18 2019 @ 04:35 PM
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a reply to: Xcalibur254

The World isn't ignoring it, I have been following the situation here in Portugal through Euronews, so the Media in Europe is not silent, although the politicians and commentators appear to be.



posted on Nov, 18 2019 @ 04:39 PM
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Hey Xcalibur254: Scary times, indeed. Riots in Bolivia, Venezuela, Iraq, Hong Kong......and our current leader has warned if he is impeached, there will be civil war, here. Mass shootings here on the rise, and in other countries, as well.
Divisiveness doesn't just appear to be the order of the day here, but everywhere, nearly. The rise in authoritarianism, and the rise of common folks against it, demanding their human rights be observed. Whether climate change/emergency is real or not, it's becoming quite obvious that the human climate has reached a tipping point. What is to be done about it, I don't know. But to keep educating about it, discussing it, forming coalitions and bonds over it and our integrity as human beings is the only way I know to proceed. So keep educating.
regards,
tetra



posted on Nov, 18 2019 @ 04:44 PM
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a reply to: Xcalibur254

Media in Mexico is covering it, in general they don't like the dictator....



posted on Nov, 18 2019 @ 04:52 PM
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Bolivia isn’t as politically and financially important as Hong Kong and will never garner the same amount of attention. The outcome in Hong Kong will have worldwide repercussions. Bolivia not so much.



posted on Nov, 18 2019 @ 05:02 PM
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a reply to: Xcalibur254

Curious that Human Rights Watch and Amensty International are both fully supporting this new Bolivian president and are calling the use of the Bolivian military necessary for the "defense of democracy" in Bolivia. It looks to me like there's a lot more at play here and the article you linked to seems to frame very carefully.

All that said, this seems to be an internal matter for Bolivia and I'm glad the US is staying out of it. Hopefully that trend continues.



posted on Nov, 18 2019 @ 05:35 PM
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a reply to: tetra50



it's becoming quite obvious that the human climate has reached a tipping point.


I agree. To much water in a pot will boil out until it can be contained by it's limits.



What is to be done about it, I don't know.


Georgia Stones? Overpopulation? Maybe we are at the precipice of a great culling.



posted on Nov, 18 2019 @ 05:46 PM
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a reply to: Xcalibur254

My heart felt thoughts to the people of Bolivia.

People should watch the video if nothing else but to see what real
shootings look like. I myself can't explain the huge difference to what
we often see here in America. All I can say is something is way off.

Mans inhumanity to man is boundless.



posted on Nov, 18 2019 @ 05:56 PM
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originally posted by: highvein
a reply to: tetra50



it's becoming quite obvious that the human climate has reached a tipping point.


I agree. To much water in a pot will boil out until it can be contained by it's limits.



What is to be done about it, I don't know.


Georgia Stones? Overpopulation? Maybe we are at the precipice of a great culling.


Hey Highvein: as to your last point about culling, haven't we been there for quite some time? Many think there's a Hagellian process in play: an introduced problem to introduce a solution, in a dystopic paradigm. In other words, to cure a disease, is also a way to give a disease. Lab rats being used for income, commodities, slavery, etc. And too many rats are insupportable in the lab.
regards,
tetra



posted on Nov, 19 2019 @ 09:37 AM
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If the people are fighting in the streets, who is out picking coca leaves? Won't this conflict drive up the price of nose candy? Hope this doesn't effect the CIA's dark budget.

I'm not sure how popular snow is anymore, it can't be like the 1980s, but I'm sure folks are still using it.

ETA: From a Guardian article dated Wed 15 Mar 2017 05.00 EDT before Morales resigned.


Bolivia is the world’s third-biggest coca producer after Colombia and Peru, but production has dropped 35% nationally since 2010.



edit on 19-11-2019 by MichiganSwampBuck because: Added extra comments



posted on Nov, 19 2019 @ 10:00 AM
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a reply to: burdman30ott6

I agree that it's interesting that those two organizations are defending the current government.

At the same time there's no excuse for a government to indiscriminately shoot peaceful protesters.



posted on Nov, 19 2019 @ 01:24 PM
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a reply to: Xcalibur254

Sounds like the protesters may not be all that peaceful to me and that would make the shooting far less indiscriminate.



posted on Nov, 19 2019 @ 01:38 PM
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a reply to: tetra50

It does seem to be along those lines.



posted on Nov, 19 2019 @ 11:10 PM
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a reply to: Xcalibur254

Remember, Nazi NWO. Nazi's ran to South America after WW2. America never finished the war. HK is part of China so nothing going to happen in HK. Blame Chinese and massacre the natives in SA and NA. That is part of the true Nazi agenda(white power).
edit on 19-11-2019 by makemap because: (no reason given)



posted on Nov, 19 2019 @ 11:58 PM
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Morales had actually improved the lot of Bolivia with socialist policies. He bought infrastructure such as running water and sewage to all. Cant have that happening now can we.




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