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Sat Oct 19, 2019, 07:58 PM

ECUADOR'S LEFTIST LEADERS ARRESTED IN POLICE RAIDS NATIONWIDE

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net
October 16, 2019

The police raid was broadcast on Facebook Live by the leftist leader as she put on her clothes to prepare for being taken to into custody.

The prefect of the Ecuadorean province of Pichincha Paola Pabon was arrested in the early morning hours of Monday at her home. Police also raided the home of Virgilio Hernandez, a former lawmaker and member of the Citizen Revolution. Meanwhile, in the province of Guayas, Alexandra Arce, former mayor of the city of Duran, was also detained. Yofre Poma, another member and lawmaker from the Citizen Revolution movement was also arrested in police raids.

The police raid Paola Pabon’s house was broadcast on Facebook Live by the leftist leader as she put on her clothes to prepare for being taken to into custody.

“Today they entered my house at dawn and knocked down the door while I was sleeping. They take me into detention without evidence. Being an opposition in a democracy cannot be a crime. It is not a democracy when political opponents are persecuted in this way,” Pabón said. video.

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https://www.facebook.com/paolapabonrc/videos/526668297900328/?t=218

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https://popularresistance.org/ecuadors-leftist-leaders-arrested-in-police-raids-nationwide/?fbclid=IwAR1BptYNKxy9GOornsKbyYILYqD9AvpQhBWlcrEXOWk4Za2lx937zqQoH2Q#disqus_thread

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Sat Oct 19, 2019, 09:09 PM

1. DU needs to pay more attention to these stories

We are part of the world. What happens in Ecuador is important to us.

It could happen in the USA tomorrow

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