Defense of Galo Lara submits abuse demand before the UN commission

The defense of former Assemblyman Galo Lara submitted yesterday, by the treatment he would have received during his extradition, a lawsuit against Panama and Ecuador before the Committee on Torture of the United Nations High Commissioner (UN). Lara was extradited to serve a...

Correa regulates requests for presidential pardon

President Rafael Correa issued yesterday by executive decree regulations for the “granting of pardon, commutation and reducing sentences”. The regulation states that the request for presidential clemency must be applied at the Ministry of Justice. This should meet...