Newspaper directors, writer sentenced to three years in prison, US$40 million fine
Recent articles in Ecuador

Ola Bini is a computer expert and human rights defender recognized worldwide, who is facing a political-judicial process in Ecuador since April 2019. Ecuadorian and international civil society organizations set up a mission to observe the preparatory hearing and trial evaluation of December 3rd, 2020.

Ecuadorian authorities should not contest journalist Juan Sarmiento’s appeal of a recent criminal conviction for critical comments about a local politician, and the country should remove speech laws from its penal code.

A group of journalists came together to write obituaries and pay tribute to those who died during the emergency, whose family members are unable to hold funerals.