IACHR begins investigating human rights abuses from protests in Ecuador

A team of the “Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR),” began inquiries in Ecuador concerning possible human rights violations during the 11 days of social protests that the country experienced this month. The delegation met with the Minister of Government, María Paula Romo, with Vice President Otto Sonnenholzner, with representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Comptroller Pablo Celi and the Minister of Defense, Oswaldo Jarrín, and well as representatives of the Presidency, Ministry of Culture, Finance and Health, who reported on the events. This mission coincides in with another of the United Nations Office for Human Rights, who arrived…

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