Bolivia ex-President Anez Arrested In Crackdown On The Opposition


Daily Mail: Bolivia's former interim president Jeanine Áñez is arrested for SEDITION after left-wing government regains power and probes officials behind 2019 'coup' against socialist leader Evo Morales
* Jeanine Áñez was detained early on Saturday morning in hometown of Trinidad * She was flown to the capital, La Paz, where she gave statement to prosecutors * Áñez was taken to a jailhouse in a local police station charged with 'sedition' * She called on EU, Organization of American States to probe 'illegal detention' * Arrest warrants have also been issued for others involved in 2019 'coup' * Left-wing government investigating those behind ouster of Evo Morales in 2019 * Two ministers in Áñez's government were also arrested by police on Friday * Alvaro Coimbra, who helped prosecute Morales aides, was among detained
The conservative interim president who led Bolivia for a year was arrested on Saturday as officials of the restored leftist government pursue those involved in the 2019 ouster of socialist leader Evo Morales, which they regard as a coup, and the administration that followed.
Jeanine Áñez was detained in the early morning in her hometown of Trinidad and was flown to the capital, La Paz, where she appeared before a prosecutor.
'This is an abuse,' she told reporters after the appearance.
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WNU Editor: It looks like the Bolivian government is going to put the entire opposition leadership behind bars.
More News On The Unrest In Bolivia
Bolivia arrests ex-leader in crackdown on opposition — AP
Bolivia: Ex-interim President Jeanine Áñez arrested over 'coup' — BBC
Bolivia ex-president Anez arrested in crackdown on opposition — France 24
Bolivia ex-President Anez behind bars, alleges persecution over coup claims — Reuters
Bolivia's ex-interim president arrested in opposition crackdown — The Guardian
Bolivia's ex-interim president arrested as political tensions reach new highs — CNN
Bolivia's political crisis deepens after former interim president arrested — Euronews
'This is not justice': Arrest of Jeanine Áñez, Bolivian president after Morales ouster, sparks uproar — USA TodayOriginal Article

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