Anti-government protests in Ecuador

Opponents of Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa clashing with riot policemen in Quito. Three days before the arrival of Pope Francis in Quito, thousands demonstrated for and against Mr Correa on Thursday. Mr Correa, who has been hounded by protests d
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Opponents of Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa clashing with riot policemen in Quito. Three days before the arrival of Pope Francis in Quito, thousands demonstrated for and against Mr Correa on Thursday. Mr Correa, who has been hounded by protests demanding his resignation since June 8 in rejection of his socialist politics, thanked his supporters at the end of a tense day during which he reported an attempted coup.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 04, 2015, with the headline 'Anti-government protests in Ecuador'. Print Edition | Subscribe