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Ecuador: Death Threats / Fear for safety

, Index number: AMR 28/005/2004

Amnesty International is concerned for the safety of members of a local human rights organization, Fundación Pachamama (Pachamama Foundation), who have received a series of death threats and intimidatory messages. The threats are believed to be linked to the organization's long-standing support of an indigenous community which opposes plans by a foreign oil company to drill for oil in their territory.

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