With kicks, fists and hair-pulling, opposition parliamentarians in Bolivia clashed in a public session of Congress.in which, what was to happen to the captives, was dealt with Right-wing leader Luis Fernando Camacho, the main opponent of President Luis Arce.
Minister of Government (Interior). Eduardo del Castillo was summoned by the bicameral parliament to report on custody at the end of the last month of December Commander Camacho.
Camacho is accused of promoting the alleged “things”. against the leftist Evo Morales in 2019, after 14 years in power, and these succession in the right wing of the senator Jeanine ñez; also included for a similar reason.
Castello, while defending the law of detention, criticized the parliamentarians from Creemo, Camacho’s party, and described them. “a group of radicals, thieves, violent people who came to steal the wallet of the Bolivian people.”
In the midst of the minister’s intervention, a group of parliamentary oppositions were showing flags with messages such as “there is no democracy with political prisoners” and another with the photograph of del Castello and the “minister of terror”.
Another message said: “It wasn’t real, it wasn’t a scam!” The opposition claims that what happened in 2019 is not the case, but a The moral fraud in the presidential elections of that year will remain in power until 2025.
The answer, in the session, some pro-regime parliamentarians He fell in the middle of shoving his opponents to remove the signsaccording to the images spread on social networks.
between a * For some twenty minutes they contended in which they exchanged slaps, fists and hair-pulling. some He tried to appease people on both sides.
By this Wednesday some of Legislators involved in the incidents came forward to explain the reasons in the interviews press
Moira Osinaga, from Camacho’s party, said that official Tania Paniagua was the one who “He struck me in the face, I am wounded in my arm“. He noted that the review was done when a medical examiner and who will have legal action.
Paniagua, as mentioned, was asked sorry “to the Bolivian people”but he declared his opposition by force; intended to violate the rights of other Congresses.
“They attacked me three times, and I had to deal with myself,” he said.
Another representative of the opposition, Erika Tórrez, said that “He took me, and threw me on the ground, while undergoing fertility treatment, God does not want anything to happen to me, I was medicated at night.”
President of the State and President of Congress David Choquehuanca. He announced that the meeting was for political reasons to avoid the repetition of these incidents.
President of the Chamber of Deputies, official Jerges Mercado; they thought it was “unfortunate” and “disgraceful”.
The event represents a new phenomenon of polarization in the Andean land; where the opposition promises that there are about 180 political prisoners in Boliviaaccused by the government of the alleged support of the left against President Evo Morales in the previous year 2019 and supported by the right-wing successor Áñez, he was also imprisoned.