ANNUAL REPORT 2009

CHAPTER V

 

FOLLOW-UP REPORT - ACCESS TO JUSTICE AND SOCIAL INCLUSION: THE ROAD TOWARDS STRENGTHENING DEMOCRACY IN BOLIVIA
(pdf)

 

OEA/Ser/L/V/II.135

Doc. 40

7 august 2009

Original: Spanish

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

I.          INTRODUCTION
 

II.         POSITIVE ASPECTS AND OVERALL PROGRESS
 

III.        POLITICAL CONTEXT AND SOCIAL UNREST
 

A.         Major conflicts since the second half of 2007

B.         The events that occurred in Pando Department on September 11, 2008

C.         The State of Siege in the Department of Pando

D.         Other violent acts against state institutions, political leaders or former leaders,
  and the media

 

IV.        ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE
 

A.        Coverage and distribution of justice services

B.        The status of the Constitutional Court

C.        Guarantees of independence, impartiality, transparency, and suitability

D.        Accusatorial Criminal Prosecution Procedure and Public Defenders

E.        Factors of impunity in cases of gross violations of human rights
 

V.         PRISON CONDITIONS AND RIGHTS OF PERSONS DEPRIVED OF LIBERTY
 

VI.        RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES AND PEASANT COMMUNITIES
 

A.         Access to land and territory

B.         Natural resources and participation in development projects

C.         Situation of forced labour and bondage analogous to slavery

D.         Access to justice
 

VII.        WOMENíS RIGHTS
 

VIII.       CHILDRENíS RIGHTS
 

IX.      RIGHTS OF REFUGEES AND ASYLUM SEEKERS
 

X.        RECOMMENDATIONS