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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

Death penalty news June 1993
31 May 1993

1. Hong Kong and the Gambia abolish death penalty for all crimes. 2. Italy: Moves towards total abolition. 3. USA: Recent developments. 4. Uganda: ...

Newsletter       ACT 53/002/1993

UA 167/93 - Ecuador: possible extrajudicial execution ...
20 May 1993

In the light of recent reports of people who have died in the custody of men in circumstances which suggest their extrajudicial execution. On the night ...

Urgent Action       AMR 28/005/1993

Ecuador: Allegations of extrajudicial executions by security ...
31 March 1993

In three separate incidents in March 1993, six people have been killed during police and military operations ostensibly designed to control delinquency ...

Report       AMR 28/004/1993

UA 87/93 - Ecuador: torture / death in custody: Luis Olmedo ...
25 March 1993

Peasant leader Luis Olmedo Aguilera Lopez was reportedly detained on 24 February 1993 on charges of stealing cattle from a local landowner. He was ...

Urgent Action       AMR 28/003/1993

Further information on UA 23/93 (AMR 28/01/93, 29 January) ...
16 February 1993

An attempt has reportedly been made on the life of Jose Ignacio Chauvin, aged 17, and he has once again been picked up and beaten by the police ...

Urgent Action       AMR 28/002/1993

UA 23/93 - Ecuador: death threats, torture and harassment ...
29 January 1993

Jose Ignacio Chauvin, a 17-year-old schoolboy, was reportedly detained in Quito after leaving a poetry recital commemorating the "disappeared" Restrepo ...

Urgent Action       AMR 28/001/1993

Further information on UA 316/92 (AMR 28/04/92, 12 October) ...
17 December 1992

AI has been given assurances by Ecuadorean Embassies in several countries that Oscar Amaris, a Colombian political refugee, is not to be returned ...

Urgent Action       AMR 28/007/1992

UA 316/92 - Ecuador: fear of refoulement: Oscar Amaris
11 October 1992

AI is concerned about the possible refoulement (forcible return) of Oscar Amaris, a Colombian political refugee, from Ecuador to Colombia. He and another ...

Urgent Action       AMR 28/004/1992