Ecuador

15 million people
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Partly Free
Press:
Not Free
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Freedom House interviewed Xavier Bonilla—a cartoonist known by the pen name Bonil who has come under attack from the government of Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa.

Alexander Brockwehl
Program Officer, Latin America and the Caribbean

A thin-skinned Ecuadorian government continues its campaign against a veteran political cartoonist. 

 

En respuesta a la reciente citación que la Superintendencia de Información y Comunicación de Ecuador realizó al caricaturista Xavier Bonilla ("Bonil"), Freedom House emite la siguiente declaración:

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Media Freedom
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Americas

Con motivo de la visita oficial a Ecuador de la Subsecretaria de Estado para Asuntos del Hemisferio Occidental, Roberta Jacobson, Freedom House emite la siguiente declaración:

Issues: 
Civil Society
Regions: 
Americas

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In less than five years since taking office, President Rafael Correa has turned Ecuador into one of the more restrictive countries for freedom of expression in Latin America and taken steps to assault freedom of association.

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