Bolivian riot cops gas, beat wheelchair protesters

A group of protesters in wheelchairs who gathered in La Paz to demand legal recognition of disability along with monetary benefits were met by a line of riot cops with shields and batons and gas. The photos of the ensuing violence are shocking. The demonstrators had been on the road since Nov 15, and they reached the capital on Feb 19.

Disabled Protesters Vs. Riot Police

(Image: Reuters/DAVID MERCADO)