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Urgent Action: Ecuadoran Government dissolves National Teachers’ Union

The Ecuadorian government has ordered the destruction of the country’s national teachers’ union. Ask President Correa to rescind the dissolution order. On July 20th, the government of President Rafael Correa accused the National Union of Educators (UNE) of failing to comply with strict new regulations it issued for non-governmental organizations. Although it did not specify …

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ECUADOR. PRESIDENT CORREA AND THE OLD DREAM OF DESTROYING THE TEACHERS’ UNION

On July 20th, the Ecuadorian government of President Rafael Correa accused the National Union of Educators (UNE) of failing to comply with new regulations it had issued for non-governmental organizations. Although it did not specify how UNE had violated the regulations, it gave the organization 15 days to comply or face dissolution. On August 18 …

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