Weekly Report - 29 September 2022 (WR-22-39)

ECUADOR: Femicide scandal topples interior minister

The case of María Belén Bernal, a criminal defence lawyer who disappeared from a police training centre in Quito on 11 September and was later found murdered, continues to send shockwaves through Ecuador. On 23 September the convulsions reached the highest level of government, as President Guillermo Lasso sacked his interior minister, Patricio Carrillo, over the police’s handling of the murder.

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