Indigenous challenge the Constitutional Court resolution

The Cotopaxi Indigenous leadership challenged the judgment of the Constitutional Court (CC) in order to annul it, which according to the organization, eliminates the powers of indigenous justice. The appeal was presented by lawyers Raul Ilaquiche and Carlos Poveda, and...

Conaie declared itself in disobedience

Yesterday, the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (Conaie for its Spanish acronym) and Ecuarunari declared themselves in disobedience. This, after the judgment given by the Constitutional Court (CC) on July 30 in connection with ‘La Cocha’ case....

UNP does not agree with new restrictions on media

The National Union of Journalists (UNP for its Spanish acronym) rejected the ruling of the Constitutional Court that limits the work of the media in the coverage and publication of cases of indigenous justice. The court resolved that “it is the duty of all public, private...

CC determines that indigenous justice will not be used in homicide

The Constitutional Court (CC) recognized the jurisdiction of the ordinary courts for judging and punishing crimes against life (murder, manslaughter or rape) in which are involved members of an indigenous community. This was determined by the plenary of the organism in a...