Rafael Correa
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

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

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

Hundreds of Ecuadorians marched against the government of Lenin Moreno

The protesters demanded withdrawal of economic measures imposed after the 4.2 billion dollar deal with the IMF and freedom for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Protesters rally outside Ecuadorian embassy in London amid reports of Julian Assange’s imminent arrest

Wikileaks said in a tweet on April 5 that Julian Assange could be handed over the UK police within a matter of days. Wikileaks added that a deal had been struck between Ecuador and the UK, and the INA papers scandal would be used as a pretext to expel Assange

Hundreds of Ecuadorians hit the streets against Moreno’s economic ‘reforms’

The government announced a 20% increase in the price of extra premium petrol and diesel, as well as a discontinuation of over 25,000 public services in health, education and employment

Julian Assange Julian Assange’s asylum under greater threat as Ecuadorian court rejects his plea to revoke new restrictions

New restrictions have been imposed on Assange who is living under asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, barring visitors and phone calls

Ecuador prepares to hand over Julian Assange to the UK

It is very likely that he will be extradited to the United States where he could stand trial for exposing US atrocities against the people of Afghanistan and Iraq

In a repeat of Brazil model, judge orders detention of Rafael Correa

The former president of Ecuador is accused of being involved in the failed kidnapping of a coup plotter based on mails between officials

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