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The former President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, accused of crimes against humanity

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the Interim government of Bolivia will submit to the Hague court's statement about the crimes against humanity of the former President of the country Evo Morales.

The former President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, accused of crimes against humanity

the Interim government of Bolivia will be served in the Hague a lawsuit against the former President Evo Morales for "crimes against humanity", said the Minister of internal Affairs on Friday.

the Government will file a lawsuit "in the coming days", said Minister Arturo Murillo in an interview with state radio Patria Nueva.

international criminal court in the Hague, has jurisdiction to prosecute individuals for crimes against humanity.

Murillo last week filed a criminal complaint in Bolivia, accusing Morales of inciting to rebellion and terrorism after he allegedly called on supporters to block the city and cut off the supply of fuel and food.

"He must answer to justice for what he has done and is doing, in addition to their associates that participated in the tragic events that occurred in Bolivia," said Murillo.

If Morales - who fled to Mexico after the resignation on 10 November was indicted and he was convicted in the Bolivian court, he faces a maximum sentence of 30 years imprisonment.

Morales, in turn, accused the interim government of "genocide" after the death of 32 people, mostly his supporters in the violence after the election.

Morales denied the offences and said that he was persecuted because he was led by the government in the interests of the poor, indigenous people and nationalized the production of gas and lithium.

Meanwhile, Murillo expressed concern about the presence in the country of the Argentine human rights group.

"We recommend that the foreigners who come... to be careful," said Murillo. "We are watching you," he said in a radio interview. "No tolerance for terrorism, insurrection or armed movements. Zero tolerance", he said.

the Argentine delegation for human rights, tweeted:

"Although the de facto government accuses us that we are terrorists, we began what we came to get evidence of various violations of human rights that suffer the Bolivian people".
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