Ecuador: Incommunicado detention/Fear for safety/Possible Prisoner of Conscience: Wilman Adolfo Jiménez Salazar (m) - member of Comité de Derechos humanos de Orellana, Orellana Province Human Rights Committee

Ecuador: Incommunicado detention/Fear for safety/Possible Prisoner of Conscience: Wilman Adolfo Jiménez Salazar (m) - member of Comité de Derechos humanos de Orellana, Orellana Province Human Rights Committee

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Index Number: AMR 28/006/2006
Date Published: 22 June 2006
Categories: Americas, Ecuador

Human rights defender and possible prisoner of conscience, Wilman Adolfo Jiménez Salazar was detained whilst taking part as an observer in a demonstration in Payamino, Orellana Province, eastern Ecuador on 19 June. He was reportedly shot with six rubber bullets after the Ecuadorean National Police broke up the demonstration and he is reportedly being held in incommunicado detention. Amnesty International is seriously concerned for his welfare.


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