Gabriel González, webmaster of the Crudo Ecuador Facebook page, has decided to come to light. (Source: El Universo)

Gabriel González, better known social networks as Crudo Ecuador, decided to leave the anonymity and publicly appear as a measure of protection due to threats against him. In an interview with El Universo newspaper, Gonzalez said that his personal information and that of his...

The IAPA analyzes Ecuador situation on issues of censorship to opposition

The questionings of the government of Rafael Correa to caricatures of Xavier Bonilla (Bonil) or the jokes of comedian John Oliver, as the closing of the facebook account “Crudo Ecuador” and the account suspension of other opponents on Twitter, were topics that ran at...

IACHR requests the Government of Ecuador to “ensure the safety of the Ecuadorian citizen and online user”

  The Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) urged the Ecuadorian government to “ensure the safety of the Ecuadorian citizen and online user Crudo Ecuador” on the Internet. The Office of the Special...

Facebook page Crudo Ecuador: “this is the end of the line …”

The Crudo Ecuador facebook page, which has publishes images that criticize President Rafael Correa and other political in social media, announced this Thursday February 19 it will not continue with this activity. This happens after the administrator of the page received an...

Correa: We will fight with “the law in hand” in social networks to prevent defamation

President Rafael Correa announced on Friday that will fight in social networks “law in hand” to prevent “cheating” in the dissemination of information through them. “We will respond with the law in hand. If Twitter suspends an account is not because...

Fundamedios denounces “persecution on social networks” by the ruling party

Through a press release, Fundamedios expressed their opposition to the alleged persecution of users in social networks that criticize the government. The organization condemned the government for having this policy against citizens by “simply expressing their opinion, in a...

President Correa warns that Crudo Ecuador webpage is being investigated

President Rafael Correa denounced in his weekly address a “systematic attack”, coordinated through social networks, so the facebook page Crudo Ecuador and its Twitter account with the same name are currently being investigated. This page, which is characterized by...