Cindy Forster Discusses the Arrest of Bolivian Coup Leaders in the Jacobin

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In an op-ed for the Jacobin, Professor of History Cindy Forster discusses the arrest of Luis Fernando Camacho, who led the 2019 coup in Bolivia that deposed Evo Morales. The possibility of sedition trials “represent[s] a collective ethic and commitment to dignity rising out of the wreckage of a country devastated by racism and class hatred against the poor,” Forster writes. “The strength of Bolivia’s socialist project and its democracy hinges on the nation’s ability to bring to justice those who led the coup and committed its crimes.”