ANP reports in El Dia:
Freedom of the press
Demand cessation of persecution
The National Press Association of Bolivia expressed a claim for the cessation of tax persecution of independent media faced difficult financial situation resulting from the audit processes. On the World Day of Press Freedom, the ANP alert the Bolivian media are the target of sanctions based on electoral rules that infringe the CPE [Constitution] itself, and laws such as the Law Against Racism and All Forms of Discrimination. The organization adheres to the terms of the Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, General Director of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein, which provide fundamental character on the freedoms of speech and press for good governance and the rule of law. / ANP
Coca-grower leader has relentlessly pushed to gain total control in Bolivia, press has been under severe restrain by a number of actions, this central government poses a serious threat to democracy in Bolivia, enough!