#QP5 organizer assaulted; awaiting #deportation from #Ecuador – #IndigenousRights #QueerActivism

QP5 co-organizer Dr. Manuela Picq (a French-Brazilian national) appears to have been violently assaulted and incurred head injuries from batons (Ecuadorean Spanish: tolete) during the recent indigenous rights protests in Quito. Now she is threatened by deportation.

If you read Spanish here is yesterday’s news story:
http://www.elcomercio.com/…/periodista-francesa-manuela-pic…

Watch this space for updates if there is anything we as international Queer Studies and Activist Community can do to help Manuela.

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