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The Correa administration’s attack against Acción Ecológica is part of a systematic effort to silence civil society organizations supporting the rights of marginalized groups. 

Ecuador has began the process of dissolving the country’s largest teachers union, Union Nacional de Educadores (UNE). 

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Editor, Freedom in the World and Freedom of the Press

Litigation seeking crippling financial damages from media outlets may be unusual in the United States, but such campaigns are all too common in the world’s less free media environments.

Ecuador's 16 new constitutional amendments violate democratic principles, removing term limits for government officials and undermining freedom of expression. 


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