UN condemns attacks against Bolivia's Ombudsman's Office
La Paz, Aug 27 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia's Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights condemned on Thursday the attacks against the headquarters of the Ombudsman's Office and requested the de facto government to protect that institution.
Several people violently broke into the facilities of the Bolivian entity on Wednesday aiming to attack the Ombudsperson Nadia Cruz as well, Oxygen.bo website disclosed.
The UN recommended the de facto government protecting the institution 'against any form of pressure, attacks or retaliation linked to its work.'
Meanwhile, Cruz assured that for nine months she has suffered threats to her life and physical and psychological integrity from the de facto government authorities.
Defenders of the region spoke out against this type of attack against Cruz and the entity she represents and called on Bolivia's State to save her life.
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