Bolivia: Journalist suffered beating, phone theft and death threats

"Daniela Valdez, a journalist from Sucre [Bolivia], suffered beatings to her face, attempted strangulation, death threats, theft of a wedding ring and her work equipment when she was attacked by a mob while she was recording the detention of officials in a municipal office.

As a result of the aggression and injuries to her face, she had to stop her work as a news anchor on a television program for a few days.

The Public Prosecutor's Office opened an investigation for aggravated robbery against the aggressors, among whom were neighborhood leaders and peasants of the rural district 6 of the city of Sucre, on Monday, July 24 around 7:30 p.m."

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