Ecuador
Activists vow to continue struggle as bid to decriminalize abortion in cases of rape fails in Ecuador

The proposal to decriminalize abortion in cases of rape was defeated in Ecuador’s National Assembly after it obtained only 65 votes as opposed to the mandatory 70

Presiding judge in Ola Bini case recused after allegations of prejudice

Ola Bini’s defense team argued that the judge acted in a prejudiced manner let and allowed the prosecution to violate the course of the trial

Ecuadorian Court issues preventative detention order for Rafael Correa

Correa’s defense lawyer rejected court’s decision and said that he would appeal the order on Monday, August 12

Voting on decriminalization of abortion in Ecuador suspended

The last time the country debated on the legalization of abortion in cases of rape was in 2013 and the assembly voted against it.

Tens of thousands of Ecuadorians join the national strike against Moreno

Ecuadorian workers, trade unionists, peasants, students, and more have been mobilizing across the country for the past five days in rejection of Lenín Moreno’s government and the agreement signed with the IMF

Ecuadorian peasants and workers begin national strike against Moreno’s government

Thousands of Ecuadorians are mobilizing in the national strike to reject the austerity measures announced after the government signed a $4.2 billion deal with the IMF

Ola-Bini-interview_Peoples-Dispatch Ola Bini: My fight for justice will continue

Ola Bini joined Peoples Dispatch for an interview to talk about the case being made against him by the Ecuadorian government, and the 70 days he spent in prison without any charges or evidence being presented against him.

Ola Bini released from prison

After 70 days in preventive detention without formal charges, Ola Bini’s request for habeas corpus was granted and shortly after he was released from prison

Around the world ep 31 Around the World in 8 Minutes | Episode 31

In this episode, we take a look into the anti-US military base protests in Ecuador, police repression on South African shack-dwellers’ movement and Palestinian campaign against PUMA for Israeli sponsorship.

Ecuadorians protest possible US military base in Galápagos Islands

Ecuadorian president Lenín Moreno has tried to settle the controversy and denied the possibility of a foreign military base in the country

Ola Bini Vijay Prashad: My friend is in a prison in Ecuador

Vijay Prashad writes about the plight of his friend Ola BIni who has been unjustly imprisoned in Ecuador since April 2019

ATW ep 28 Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 28

In this episode, Peoples Dispatch takes a look into the issue of political prisoners in Colombia, Pakistan and Ecuador and report on the release of Jesús Santrich and the arrests of Ali Wazir and Ola Bini.

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