Human Rights in the Americas. 2019 Annual Report

Inequality, corruption, violence, environmental degradation, impunity and the weakening of institutions continued to be a common reality across the Americas, resulting in daily human rights violations for millions of people. Several countries in the region were shaken by massive demonstrations during 2019 as people took to the streets to demand accountability and respect for their Weiterlesen

Petition zu den Amazonas-Frauen in Ecuador – bis 31.12.2019

Angriffen und Morddrohungen sind Patricia Gualinga, Nema Grefa, Salomé Arandaund Margoth Escobar seit Monaten immer wieder ausgesetzt. Die vier Frauen sind Mitglieder der „MujeresAmazónicas“, einem Kollektiv von mehr als 100 hauptsächlich indigenen Frauen, die zu den sieben Ethnien des ecuadorianischen Amazonas gehören. Weiterlesen

Fünf Tote, Proteste dauern an

In Ecuador sind bei den massiven Protesten gegen die Sparpolitik der Regierung bislang mindestens fünf Menschen getötet worden. Link zum Artikel auf www.npla.de (Nachrichtenpool Lateinamerika) : https://www.npla.de/thema/aktuelle-politik/fuenf-tote-proteste-dauern-an/ Weiterlesen

Ecuador: Authorities must end repression of demonstrations immediately

The Ecuadorian government must cease the repression of demonstrations, guarantee the human rights of all and ensure that any austerity measures it takes are consistent with international human rights law, Amnesty International said today. Link zum Artikel auf www.amnesty.org:   https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2019/10/ecuador-authorities-must-end-repression-demonstrations/ Weiterlesen

President Moreno must guarantee the rights of protesters, journalists and social leaders

AMNESTY INTERNATIONALQUOTE  4 October 2019 Ecuador: President Moreno must guarantee the rights of protesters, journalists and social leaders In response to numerous allegations of excessive use of force and arbitrary arrests of journalists, indigenous leaders, transport leaders and demonstrators in Ecuador in the context of protests against recent economic measures and the state of emergency that Weiterlesen