Commentary: Bolivians fight new anti-racism law seen as crackdown on press

Dec 3, 2010

Albuquerque, NM – Chellis Glendinning lives in Bolivia. The 30,000 petition signatures delivered to the government in November in support of repealing the newly-passed anti-racism law have apparently made little impact.

Bolivian Vice President Alvaro Garcia Linera said in response there is no means for citizens to affect legislation and the number of signatures collected wasn't sufficient.