1 Oct 2010

EMERGENCY ACTION AGAINST ECUADOR COUP ATTEMPT 6pm FRIDAY 1st October TRAFALGAR SQUARE

News reports:

See Telesur http://www.telesurtv.net/solotexto/index.php

http://www.alborada.net/ecuador-coup-correa-300910

Ecuador President injured in ‘coup’

President Rafael Correa was caught in a tear gas attack as Ecuadoran troops
took over the main international airport in the country’s capital Quito while
police protested in the streets.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/southamerica/ecuador/8035745/Ecuador-President-injured-in-coup.html

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2010/09/30/bloomberg1376-L9KNM70UQVI901-54MG1VRUG2KGDAGN97IRSJF130.DTL

SOLIDARITY ACTION IN LONDON

On Thursday evening the Movement of Ecuadorians in the UK (MERU) organized an
emergency protest in Trafalgar Square . Over 50 people, mostly from the Latin
American community, gathered at an hour's notice. The event was supported by
groups of the Coordinadora Latinoamericana including Polo Democratico Colombia
, Rock Around the Blockade, Bolivia Solidarity Campaign and Colombia Solidarity
Campaign as well as members of the Latin American Recognition Campaign and
Unite trade union.

The Coordinadora urges all supporters to spread the word in this emergency and
join the Ecuadorian community at their rally on Friday, 1st October 6pm
Trafalgar Square .

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