Information on demonstrations by Indian groups in Quito on 8 May 1992 [ECU15272]

For information on demonstrations by Indian groups in Quito in April and May 1992, please refer to the attached documents.

This response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.


Andean Newsletter [Lima]. May 1992. No. 66. "Ecuador: Indigenous March," pp. 4-5.

Latinamerica Press [Lima]. 30 April 1992. Vol. 24, No. 16. Jennifer Collins. "Ecuadoran Indians March to Capital," pp. 1-2.

The Xinhua General Overseas News Service [Beijing]. 23 April 1992. "Over 6,500 Indians Demonstrate in Quito." (NEXIS)

Notisur [Albuquerque, NM]. 13 May 1992. "Ecuador: Indigenous March to Quito to Demand Recognition of Land Rights." (NEXIS)