September 30, 2022

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Ecuador’s tribal movement calls for second day of struggle | News

The Confederation of Indigenous Peoples of Ecuador (GONE) on Tuesday night agreed to a new day of mobilization on October 27 against the government of President Guillermo Lasso.

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They are suppressing marches in Ecuador within the framework of a national strike

“We are going to continue the second day of mobilization and protest at the national level,” said Leonidas Issa, president of the Connaught Place, at the end of the day of the protest, which led to repression by police and military forces. Headquarters of the Administrator in Quito.

The Cooney leader imposed seven conditions to return to a peaceful situation, he said, which was agreed at a virtual meeting with various representatives of the tribal movement.

Demonstrators and participants in Tuesday’s demonstrations are demanding an economic and social policy in favor of the most vulnerable sectors, such as the freezing of fuel prices.

At least 37 people were arrested as a result of the protests the previous day, and tear gas and other repressive tactics were reportedly used to disperse the protesters.

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Connie demanded the release of all those detained by police forces during the mobilization.

“Demanding to the national government the immediate release of all comrades who have been arbitrarily, unjustly and violently detained” was one of the first of the conditions of the specimens agreed upon in the corner.

The protests on Tuesday, with the participation of social, tribal, trade union and student movements, were the largest in five months of Guillermo Lasso’s administration.