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Ecuador Detention

Ecuador: Families and Detainees at Risk after Massacre

A massacre broke out on 22 July in del Litoral, Ecuador’s largest prison, in the city of Guayaquil. The first reports pointed to several deaths, as well as hunger strikes, and 137 prison guards taken hostage simultaneously in several prisons around the country. The president declared a state of...
Armed Conflict

South Sudan: Revise National Security Service Bill

Parliament Should Strengthen Oversight; Further Limit Broad, Unqualified Powers South Sudan’s parliament should revise the pending National Security Service Amendment Bill to bring an end to the agency’s arbitrary arrests and other abusive practices, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch...