The complaint will be filed before national and international courts.
The Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador announced that it will file a legal complaint against the State of Ecuador for violating the human rights of Indigenous leaders during the anti-government protests that rocked the country for 11 days.
In a statement published on Twitter, the organizations part of the Conaie said that the complaint will be filed before national and international courts.
They also demanded the State to be accountable for the excessive use of the force by the police against protesters, causing deaths and severe injuries.
Denouncing what they called «political persecution,» they demanded the release of the people arrested during the protests and compensations for the victims.
«We will stay firm in demanding the ministers Maria Paula Romo and Oswaldo Jarrin to resign, who we consider as responsible for the massacre against the Ecuadorian people.»