Bolivian doctors and organizations have marched through the streets of La Paz demanding “freedom, justice and democracy”.
The procession of hundreds of demonstrators, led by the Bolivian Medical Association, denounces the “political persecution” of the Government of Luis Arce, and his party, the Movement for Socialism.
According to opponents, justice is often manipulated to prosecute them for democratic actions such as protesting or expressing disagreement with the Executive.
In the middle of its journey, the protest has been interrupted by a group of people related to the MAS ruler, who They tried to slow down.
According to the ruling party, Arce’s decisions should be respected since he was democratically elected. This is how Miguel Torrez, a pro-government protester, explains it.
“We are supporting our legitimately elected government. Right now, some protesters want to destabilize something that was democratically elected, and we will not stop. They will not catch us off guard, we will continue to defend our constitutional government,” the protester said.
Although both sides have only reached throw eggs, tomatoes and firecrackers, there have been some attacks by pro-government protesters. The police have intervened.