UN rights chief warns Bolivia crisis could ‘spin out of control’

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Published November 17, 2019, 5:23 PM

By Agence France-Presse

Four more people have died in protests in Bolivia, an international monitor reported Saturday, as the UN rights chief warned that excessive force by police could see unrest “spin out of control.”

View of the road linking El Alto and La Paz blocked by supporters of the ex-President Evo Morales, as seen from El Alto, Bolivia on November 16, 2019. – Supporters of Bolivian ex-President Evo Morales are blocking roads leading to La Paz, causing shortages of products at markets. The UN rights chief voiced alarm Saturday at the deadly crisis in Bolivia, warning that excessive force by police was “an extremely dangerous development” and could see the situation could spin out of control. Morales resigned and fled

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