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Alicia Ortiz

Alicia Ortiz

HRD, Director

Alicia Ortiz is the Director of Fundación ALTROPICO, organization committed to social and environmental causes in the binational region of Ecuador and Colombia, collaborating with indigenous, afro-descendant and mestizo organizations with programs and projects oriented to the good living of their populations.


Human rights defenders in Ecuador have been victims of a wide range of violations in Ecuador, such as police brutality, judicial harassment, arbitrary detentions, smear campaigns, threats, harassment and the oppression of indigenous and campesino communities.