Speech of president Correa at the VII Summit of the Americas

Speech of President Rafael Correa at the VII Summit of the Americas The peace, dear friends, is not only the absence of war, the insulting opulence of a few in Latin America, alongside the most intolerable poverty, is also an everyday bullet against the human dignity. I therefore...

Actress Emma Watson defends gender equality

In a moving speech, Emma Watson, British actress and Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women, made ​​a worldwide call to work together, both men and boys for gender equality. “HeforShe” is the name of the campaign launched yesterday, during the first formal appearance of the...

Philip reiterates his desire to continue serving Spain

Prince Philip gave his first speech as the future king. He did it in the monastery of San Salvador de Leyre (Navarra). He mentioned the Catalan sovereignty challenge as one of his greatest purposes. “It is evident that this day has a special significance … Le...

Vision of Martin Luther King is not complete, says Obama

The U.S. president said the “dream” seems even more elusive than 50 years ago, it warned of the continuing racial gap especially when it comes to distributing wealth. “The shadow of poverty casts a shadow over our youth” in many communities across the...
Ecuadorian journalists and foreign minister will be received by IACHR

Ecuadorian Journalists and Foreign Minister will be Received by IACHR

Next Thursday Human Rights Organizations and Ecuadorian journalists will meet with members of the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR), to continue with the debate of free speech in Ecuador. Cesar Ricaurte and Mauricio Alarcon, Delegates from Fundamedios, along with...
Comité Coordinador de Organizaciones de Libertad de Prensa

Recommend to Correa Government Respect Diversity of Opinion

Last December 9th, the Coordinating Committee of Organizations of Press Freedom warned of a “progressive loss of fundamental rights” in Ecuador and presented a series of recommendations to the government to respect freedom of speech and press, such as the...

New Demonstrations Occur in Yemen After Saleh Speech

Thousand of demonstrators in Yemen have taken the street of the capital, Sanaa, amidst the clashes between tribesman and government forces. The altercations occurred a day after President Ali Abdullah Saleh gave a defiant speech aimed at ending the country’s growing unrest. After...