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…


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