Imprisoned Bolivian president says government is violating her rights as a woman and former head of state as government ups the charges and judge orders her held for 4 months

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In appeals for oversight to the UN, the EU and the US, former Bolivian President Jeanine Anez, charged with sedition, says the government is ignoring her human rights. Former president Evo Morales has called on Twitter for punishment and those he says conspired in a coup to take him out of office in 2019.

Prosecutors now say she is not being held as an ex-president but for her actions prior to assuming the office; they have added new allegations that she forced the presidents of the upper and lower houses of Bolivia to resign so that she could take over as next-in-line.

By Milan Sime Martinic