Bolivia: Fear for safety

Bolivia: Fear for safety

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Index Number: AMR 18/006/2007
Date Published: 28 November 2007
Categories: Americas, Bolivia

Protesters in the southern city of Sucre, Chuquisaca department, are in danger following violence by demonstrators and police on 24 and 25 November 2007, in which three people died. During the second day of violence, the authorities ordered police off the streets in a bid to contain the fighting. Protestors Gonzalo Duran Carazani and José Luis Cardozo died of gunshot wounds and Juan Carlos Serrudo Murrillo died after being hit in the chest by a tear gas canister.


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