Ecuador government to defend freedom of expression

Posted on October 22, 2011 • Filed under: Culture, Ecuador, Politics, Social Issues

An Ecuadorian delegation will travel this weekend to Washington next Tuesday to defend American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) regarding government policy to the press.The group, consisting of eight senior officials, is headed by the State Attorney General, Diego Garcia, and Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño said today the National Communication Secretariat of the Presidency. The delegation was invited by the Commission at a hearing to respond to complaints filed by several associations and unions on alleged violations of freedom of expression in Ecuador. Read Article

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