Republic of Ecuador

Citizenship and Country Documents

US Government Reports
  • State Department - Country Documents
  • Library of Congress - Law Library of Congress (LLOC)
    • Family Reunification Laws in Selected Jurisdictions - July 2014 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • ECU104732.FE - Treatment of and state protection provided to asylum seekers, particularly Colombians; processing time for asylum applications; whether refugees are eligible for permanent residence or citizenship; whether a Colombian citizen may obtain Ecuadorian citizenship if they were born in Ecuador (2004-2013) - Jan. 2014 (PDF)
    • ECU103116.FE - Conditions for maintaining permanent resident status, including procedure for re-applying if an individual loses status after being out of the country. - June 2009 (PDF)
    • ECU100604.FE - Visas issued to Colombian citizens; conditions for issuing an investor authorized activity (actividad autorizada - inversionista) visa and the status of its holder (2005) - Oct. 2005 (PDF)
    • ECU100474.FE - Conditions under which the Mobilization Division (Dirección de movilización) of the armed forces issues a military identity card for foreign immigrants called cédula military de extranjero inmigrante - September 2005 (PDF)
    • ECU43244.E - Whether a Colombian citizen who has an Ecuadorian spouse can be granted status in Ecuador by virtue of marriage; process required to acquire status - December 2004 (PDF)
    • ECU42858.E - Update to ECU26413.E of 24 February 1997 and ECU25202.E of 29 November 1996 on the recovery of Ecuadoran citizenship; whether there is a way to regain citizenship if an Ecuadorian renounced his/her citizenship before 1999 (July 2004) - July 2004 (PDF)

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Children

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Children -  2017 (PDF),2016 (PDF),  2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
  • Department of Labor - Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor - 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012(PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Coalition to stop the use of Child Soldiers - Child Soldiers Global Report - 2008 (PDF)
  • Human Rights Watch Report
    • Tainted Harvest: Child Labor and Obstacles to Organizing on Ecuador's Banana Plantations - 2002

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Corruption

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Corruption and Lack of Transparency in Government - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF),  2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF)

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Disabilities

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Persons with Disabilities - 2017 (PDF),  2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)

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Elections

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Elections - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF),  2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Border Agency Country of Origin Information (COI) Report Key Documents - Recent Events and Political Developments - May 2009 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports

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Ethnic Groups / Race

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - National / Racial / Ethnic Minorities -  2017 (PDF),2016 (PDF),  2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests
    • ECU100776.E - Relationship between the government and indigenous people and those acting on their behalf or perceived to be acting on their behalf particularly in relation to land claims (April 2002 - 2005) - Dec. 2005 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Human Rights Watch
    • AMAZONIANS ON TRIAL: Judicial Harassment of Indigenous Leaders and Environmentalists in Ecuador. Mar. 2018 (PDF)

    • Minority Rights Group International - State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples - 2013 (PDF)

  • World Directory of Minorities - Overview (PDF)


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Ethnic Groups / Race - Afro-Ecuadorians

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - 2011 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Huaorani

Non-Government Organization Reports
  • World Directory of Minorities - Huaorani (PDF)

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Shuar

Non-Government Organization Reports
  • World Directory of Minorities - Shuar (PDF)

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Ethnic Groups / Race - Quichua

Non-Government Organization Reports
  • World Directory of Minorities - Quichua (PDF)

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Gender

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Women - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF),  2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Border Agency Country of Origin Information (COI) Report Key Documents - Women - May 2009 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • ECU103278.FE - Domestic violence, legislation and protection available to victims - November 2009 (PDF)
    • ECU102423.E - Whether the Police Station for Women and Families (Comisaría de la Mujer y la Familia) investigates complaints against police or other state officials for domestic violence - March 2007 (PDF)
    • ECU102424.FE - Procedures for reporting domestic vilence to the plice stations for women and families; the "help certificate" (boleta de auxillo) - March 2007 (PDF)
    • ECU43446.E - State protection available to women victims of domestic violence (March 2000 - March 2005) - April 2005 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Human Rights Watch
    • Rape Victims As Criminals - Illegal Abortion after Rape in Ecuador - Aug. 2013

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Human Rights

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF),  2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
  • Congressional Research Service (CRS) - Ecuador: Political and Economic Situation and U.S. Relations - March 2005 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Border Agency Country of Origin Information (COI) Report Key Documents - May 2009 (PDF), April 2007 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports

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Justice System

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Arbitrary Arrest or Detention - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF), 2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • ECU102423.E - Whether the Police Station for Women and Families (Comisaría de la Mujer y la Familia) investigates complaints against police or other state officials for domestic violence - March 2007 (PDF)
    • ECU102424.FE - Procedures for reporting domestic vilence to the plice stations for women and families; the "help certificate" (boleta de auxillo) - March 2007 (PDF)
    • ECU100775.E - Whether authorities provide effective law enforcement and prosecution of criminals, especially with respect to crimes committed against civilians by guerrillas and paramilitaries from Colombia (2003-2005) - December 2005 (PDF)
    • ECU100605.E - Police response and protection offered to someone threatened by an employer; protection offered to someone who is threatened by a government employee - October 2005 (PDF)
    • ECU41530.E - Whether authorities provide effective law enforcement and prosecution of criminals, especially with respect to crimes committed against civilians by guerrillas and paramilitaries from Colombia (2000-May 2003) - May 2003 (PDF)
    • ECU41376.E - Reports of members or former members of the Air Force being targetted by their superiors or by other military personnel (2000-2003) - March 2003 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples - 2011 (PDF)

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Law

Citizenship and Electoral Rights

  • European Union Democracy Observatory on Citizenship - Ecuador

US Government Reports

  • Library of Congress - Law Library of Congress (LLOC)
    • Family Reunification Laws in Selected Jurisdictions - July 2014 (PDF)

Foreign Government Reports

  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • ECU103278.FE - Domestic violence, legislation and protection available to victims - November 2009 (PDF)

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Maps

Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Border Agency Country of Origin Information (COI) Report Key Documents- Map - May 2009 (PDF), April 2007 (PDF)

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Medical Availability

Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Border Agency Country of Origin Information (COI) Report Key Documents - Medical Issues - May 2009 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports
  • Human Rights Watch
    • Rape Victims As Criminals - Illegal Abortion after Rape in Ecuador - Aug. 2013 (PDF)

Intergovernmental Organization Reports

  • World Health Organization Page

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Political Figures and Parties

US Government Reports Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Border Agency Country of Origin Information (COI) Report Key Documents - Political Organizations and other groups - May 2009 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • ECU41958.E - Names of the mayor of Cañar in 1999 and at present; names of the presidents of the Comision del Castillo de Ingapirca in 1999 and at present - Sep. 2003 (PDF)

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Refugees / IDPs

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Protection of Refugees - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF),  2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)

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Religion

US Government Reports

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Sexual Orientation

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Sexual Orientation - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF),  2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
Foreign Government Reports
  • UK Border Agency Country of Origin Information (COI) Report Key Documents - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Persons - May 2009 (PDF)
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • ECU100774.E - Situation of homosexuals and availability of state protection (2003 -2005) - Jan. 2006 (PDF)

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Specific Country Issues - Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC)

Foreign Government Reports
  • Canada Responses to Information Requests (RIRs)
    • ECU100830.FE - Activities of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia, FARC) in Ecuador - November 2005 (PDF)
    • ECU100831.FE - Protection offered by the authorities to civilians (whether from Ecuador or Colombia) against the activities of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) - November 2005 (PDF)
    • ECU41375.E - Treatment of suspected Ecuadorian supporters of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia, FARC) by the military (May 2003) - May 2003 (PDF)

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Speech / Press / Internet

US Government Reports
  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - Freedom of Speech and Press - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF),  2015 (PDF), 2014 (PDF), 2013 (PDF), 2012 (PDF), 2011 (PDF), 2010 (PDF)
Non-Government Organization Reports

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Timeline

Trafficking

US Government Reports

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Terrorism

Not Available


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Torture

US Government Reports

  • State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices - 2017 (PDF), 2016 (PDF)

 

Updated July 10, 2018

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