Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Marta Hurtado
Date: 29 November 2019
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Friday urged all actors in Ecuador to engage in dialogue to prevent new conflicts and forge an inclusive, peaceful society with full respect for its multicultural nature.
The High Commissioner also called for independent,impartial and transparent investigations into allegations of human rights violations and abuses committed in Ecuador during the protests from 3 to 13 October –including killings, violations of international norms and standards on the use of force, arbitrary detentions, as well as looting and destruction of public and private property.
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