Ecuador Indians demand that authorities protect their rights, defend Amazon

Quito, Sep 4 (EFE).- Representatives of Ecuador’s indigenous peoples on Wednesday staged a sit-in before the National Assembly building in Quito to demand that authorities enforce local and international legislation protecting their rights and the country’s environment. Attired with plumes, straw belts, seed and bone collars, and with spears in hand, dozens of men and …

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