Three online outlets in Ecuador attacked after publishing information on Hacking Team
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Former president Abdalá Bucaram Ortiz speaks during a press conference while on house arrest in Guayaquil, Ecuador, 29 September 2020, JOSE SANCHEZ LINDAO/AFP via Getty Images

Former President Abdalá Bucaram Ortiz posted a video to his personal Facebook account in which he complained about Monroy’s coverage of alleged criminality involving himself and his family, and uttered a threat against her.

Ecuadorean soldiers check persons and vehicles near the Colombian border in Santa Cecilia, Nueva Loja, Sucumbios, 5 March 2008, RODRIGO BUENDIA/AFP via Getty Images

Ecuadorian authorities must do everything in their power to conduct a credible investigation into the attack on the journalist and determine whether she was targeted for her work, said CPJ.

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.