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Ecuador: Torture and ill-treatment
31 May 1994

Oscar Soto and John Kennedy Garcia Petevi, a Colombian refugee, were detained in Quito on 12 April 1994 and allegedly tortured by police during ...

Report       AMR 28/002/1994

Ecuador: Colombians tortured and threatened with death
1 February 1994

Some 30 people, all except one Colombian nationals, were reportedly tortured, subjected to death threats and otherwise ill-treated following their detention ...

Report       AMR 28/001/1994

Further information on UA 422/93 (AMR 28/12/93, 1 ...
3 December 1993

The detention of the above named men has now been acknowledged by the military authorities. They are being held in the Huancavelica Fort, Guayaquil ...

Urgent Action       AMR 28/014/1993

UA 422/93 - Ecuador: fear of "disappearance": Clever Leonel ...
1 December 1993

The nine men named above and three others, unnamed, were reportedly detained by the military in three different operations on 18, 20 and 27 November ...

Urgent Action       AMR 28/012/1993

UA 415/93 - Ecuador: fear for safety: Jose Maria Cabascango ...
23 November 1993

Jose Maria Cabascango, a leader of the National Indigenous Confederation of Ecuador (CONAIE), has reportedly been threatened by an anonymous ...

Urgent Action       AMR 28/011/1993

UA 403/93 - Ecuador: torture and ill-treatment: Danilo Jara
15 November 1993

Danilo Jara, alleged to be a common criminal, was detained by three uniformed police officers on 31 October in Quito. Immediately following his arrest ...

Urgent Action       AMR 28/010/1993

Ecuador: Four Colombians tortured
1 November 1993

On 26 August 1993 Colombian citizens Rodrigo Elicio Munoz Arcos, Luis Artemio Munoz Arcos, Segundo Hilarion Morales Bolanos and Jose Vicente ...

Report       AMR 28/013/1993

Ecuador: Possible "disappearance" of army recruit
1 November 1993

There is concern at the possible "disappearance" of 19-year-old army recruit Nixon Alcides Pacheco Guijarro, shortly after his enrolment on 16 January ...

Report       AMR 28/009/1993

UA 374/93 - Ecuador: fear for safety: Cecilia Guijarro
25 October 1993

There is concern for the safety of Cecilia Guijarro, who according to reports, has been threatened by officials said to be working for the Ministry of Defence ...

Urgent Action       AMR 28/008/1993

UA 272/93 - Ecuador: ill-treatment / fear for safety: Eleven ...
12 August 1993

On 1 August 1993 a group of prisoners were caught trying to escape from Garcia Moreno prison in Quito. They were reportedly seriously beaten by the ...

Urgent Action       AMR 28/006/1993