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HRD Attack

23 Feb 2018

Jorge Washington Acosta

Incident date
23 Feb 2018
Date accuracy
All Correct
Male
Union
Death threats
Target: Individual
Location of Incident: Ecuador

Sources

On February 23, 2018, Jorge Washington Acosta, union leader of agricultural workers and banana farmers in Ecuador, reported receiving a death threat from an unidentified caller. The caller allegedly ask him "Do you know how whistle-blowers are murdered?" Mr. Washington Acosta is well known for his work against unfair working conditions in the banana industry.