Monthly Archives: December 2016

UN experts condemn string of Ecuador clampdowns on human rights organizations

By | 30 December, 2016

GENEVA (30 December 2016) – A group of United Nations human rights experts* have criticized the Government of Ecuador for stifling civil society, after issuing an order for the closure of an NGO which supports environmental and indigenous rights. On 18 December, ‘Acción Ecológica’ called for a Peace and Truth Commission to explore the attacks… Read More »