UN recommends Ecuador to decriminalize the abortion in cases of rape

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), recommended Ecuador this March 6 it should decriminalize the abortion in cases of rape, incest and serious malformation of the fetus: “The parliamentary discussions regarding the Penal Code did not...

Glas Viejo was declared guilty of raping

On Tuesday the Tenth Court of Criminal Warranties of Guayas, declared Jorge Glas Viejo guilty for having raped a minor, after having been indicted on September 28, 2011 (that day he was arrested and released). The minor became pregnant and had a child. From his hospital bed where...

Jorge Glas Viejó was arrested in Guayaquil

Jorge Glas Viejó, father of Vice President of Ecuador, arrived yesterday to Guayaquil on a flight that came from Asuncion, Paraguay. Glas Viejó was charged for the alleged rape case of a 13 year old girl who got pregnant .  Glas Viejó was sacked from Asuncion on Tuesday night,...

After 19 months Jorge Glas Viejo gives statements while hiding

Jorge Glas Viejo, 73, accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old, released a video in which he offered his version of events. He is seen with her hair dyed black, hiding the gray with which he was seen while he was arrested on September 28, 2011 when officers handed him over to...

Jorge Glas Viejo will undergo DNA test

Jorge Glas Viejo, accused of raping a child under 13 years, and who supposedly has a son of more than a year, broke the silence today to report that he’ll submitt himself to a DNA test to prove his innocence. Glas Viejo said that through genetic testing he would demonstrate that...

Case Glas Viejo will have an oversight

Due to organization of a rally today, from 11:00, half an hour before the hearing of appeal for the trial called by the defense of Jorge Heriberto Glas Viejo, will include the creation of an oversight. In this group are Maria Leonor Jimenez, former president of the Court of...

Three of the Indian rape accused plead not guilty

Manohar Lal Sharma, lawyer of three of the men accused of raping and killing a young Indian student on December 16 in New Delhi, said they will plead not guilty. While the magistrate announced on Monday that the trial will be held behind closed doors in order to avoid chaos....