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Summary This is the pain that I have – I’m not only fighting against my child’s abuser, and his lawyer… No, this is a constant fight against the whole education system… the prosecutor… it’s a constant fight. They [school and prosecutor’s office] tell…
(New York, December 9, 2020) – Thousands of children and adolescents have suffered school-related sexual violence in Ecuador since 2014, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. While Ecuador has taken important steps to tackle the issue and…
Subject: Human Rights Watch Amicus Curiae in the case of Guzmán Albarracín y otros Vs. Ecuador Purpose and Summary Human Rights Watch respectfully requests that the Honorable Inter-American Court of Human Rights accept us as Friends of the Court, so…

Evidence of Excessive Force, Killings, Arrests; Violence by Demonstrators

Click to expand Image An anti-government demonstrator on Oct. 12, 2019…
An anti-government demonstrator on Oct. 12, 2019 in Quito, Ecuador, waves the national flag during sometimes violent protests which began when President Lenin Moreno's decision to cut subsidies led to a sharp increase in fuel prices.
Washington, D.C., May 8, 2019
 Honorable Justice Hernán Salgado Pesantes
 President of the Ecuadorian Constitutional Court
 Quito – ECUADOR
 Case: 0014-19-IN
 Subject: Human Rights Watch Amicus curiae on Venezuelan…
Honorable Justice Hernán Salgado Pesantes
 Ecuadorian Constitutional Court
 Quito – Ecuador
 Case: 0011-18-CN
 José Miguel Vivanco, on behalf of Human Rights Watch, located at 350 Fifth Avenue, 34th floor, New York, United…