Ministry of Education asks for disciplinary records of students of the Mejia school

Francisca Herdoíza, Secretary of Education of the Metropolitan District of Quito, defined as “a misunderstanding” the resignation of the Principal of the Mejía school, Jaime Torres. Herdoíza said they “trust in the work of those in charge of the educational...

Mejía students are released and ask to go back to school

The 15 students of the Mejia school that were released on Friday, tried to return to classes yesterday. They are part of the detainees on September 18 for alleged damage to private property, and sentenced to two months in prison. Yesterday they marched along with their parents...

54 Mejia’s students plead guilty for damaging property of others

54 of the 60 defendants for participating in the protests last September 18 accepted being part of criminal damage to property of others in the vicinity of the Mejia school. After an abbreviated trial, the judge of Criminal Guarantees Daniela Mayorga allowed during the trial...

Lawyers will ask for Habeas Corpus and appeal of imprisoned for students

Gonzalo Realpe, President of the Lawyers Association of Pichincha, announced that two resources to defend 28 of the 53 students of the Mejia school still detained in the pretrial detention center (CDP for its Spanish acronym) are being prepared. These are: A constitutional writ...