Ecuadorian anti-government protesters show off captive police officers
Anti-government protesters in Ecuador‘s capital showed off captive police officers on Thursday, more than a week after the country plunged into deadly unrest over fuel price hikes and other austerity measures.
The officers were shown at a cultural center in Quito, where indigenous protesters are based. One officer was forced to drape the Ecuadorian flag over his shoulders and don a hat worn by some indigenous people. A female officer could be seen wiping tears from her face.
They were all forced to remove their boots in front of hundreds of demonstrators and were checked by medical…