Ecuador: Govt counters allegations of repression during demonstrations

Posted on October 22, 2014 • Filed under: Conflicts, Ecuador, Police/Military Activity, Politics reported the Ecuadorian government is challenging a lawyer cited in a Human Rights Watch report to prove his allegations and cites political motivations. The Ecuadorian government hit back on Tuesday against a report claiming it repressed protestors during a recent demonstrations. The Ecuadorian government is challenging a lawyer cited in the report to prove his allegations.


It was responding to accusations made by U.S. based organization Human Rights Watch (HRW).Interior Minister Jose Serrano announced during a televised interview that the government will sue the lawyer who told HRW that students and protesters detained on September 17 and 18 were tortured by the police. Read Article

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