OAS Human Rights Body Demands Access to Nicaragua

Posted by Editor
19/10/2018
Posted in Nicaragua

By some estimates, the death toll in Nicaragua after months of protests and state repression has exceeded 300. “OAS Secretary-General Luis Almagro slammed the Nicaraguan government and forces associated with it for actions he called “totally incompatible with democracy”, saying that OAS would reject and denounce violations of human rights and democracy “as many times as necessary”. …

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Journalists Suffer Awful Working Conditions in Nicaragua

Posted by Editor
10/10/2018
Posted in Nicaragua

Nicaragua has been in turmoil for several months now, with clashes between the mostly student-led anti-Ortega demonstrators and pro-government radicals and security forces. Journalists covering the deterioration of this Central American democracy are at increasing risk of verbal abuse, physical violence, and worse. Watch the full video from Al-Jazeera here.

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Ortega Administration Coerces Apology from Opposition Activist

Posted by Editor
04/10/2018
Posted in Nicaragua

While taking fire from Sandinista militants, Dania Valeska Alemán Sandoval livestream recorded her experience from inside a church in Managua, the capital. The livestream quickly went viral. The Ortega administration later responded by identifying, capturing and coercing Ms. Sandoval to “confess” to her crimes of treachery and fraud for a video recording that was later …

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