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The “the october strike” and human rights in Ecuador

The report of the Truth and Justice Commission on the events that occurred during the protests of October 2019 was recently presented in Ecuador. The report concludes that there were alleged human rights violations committed by members of the National Police and Armed Forces against the population.

Electoral Lawfare in Ecuador.

Lawfare, as the use of legal instruments to articulate political persecution is known, is spreading throughout Latin America. In the last five years, “lawfare” has intensified and has become a coordinated regional strategy that uses the legitimacy of the State’s legal apparatus to manipulate democratic processes.

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