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Indigenous leader arrested and then released in Ecuador

An Indigenous leader, Leonidas Iza, was arrested for blocking public transport services during anti-government protests.  A judge, however, ordered the immediate release of Iza. This event took place on 06/15/2022 at the following location: Quito, Ecuador.

Incident Type: Civil Unrest

Event Type: Arrest

Total Fatalities: 0

Total Wounded: 0

Police/Military Fatalities: 0

Police/Military Wounded: 0

Civilian Fatalities: 0

Civilian Wounded: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Fatalities: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Wounded: 0

Number Arrested: 1

Source: AFP

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