The Bolivian Minister of Justice and Institutional Transparency, Iván Lima, reported that the investigation being carried out in Ecuador against the former president of the Republic, Lenín Moreno, for the alleged loan of military ammunition to deter protesters in 2019, it’s not the only one; since, the Bolivian Government will seek to process these complaints in international instances.
Lima stressed that Moreno, and the former president of Bolivia, Jeanine Áñez, must be prosecuted for crimes against humanity, because abuses by the public forces were also reported in this country.
In Ecuador, the UNES legislator, Fausto Jarrín, has already filed a complaint with the State Attorney General’s Office, to investigate the former President Moreno and the former Minister of Government, María Paula Romo, for an alleged delivery of tear gas and projectiles of different rates for the use of Bolivian public force against the civilian population and participation in the coup in Bolivia in 2019.
At the moment, it is unknown how the process and the investigations carried out by the Prosecutor’s Office are progressing, but according to several judicial experts, the Government of Bolivia could summon former President Moreno and his ministers; since, “in crimes against humanity there are no borders, immunity does not operate, even if the President of the Republic is. Bolivia has the power to investigate regardless of its internal territorial circumscription “