Nicaragua

Ortega-Murillo Police Continue Intimidation Campaign: Abductions and Police Harassment are Daily Occurrences.

In spite of the latest OAS resolution about Nicaragua, the Ortega-Murillo government shows no signs of backing down. Citizens disappear on a daily basis, presumably abducted by the police. Public protest is still forbidden, and human rights organizations are besieged…
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Ortega-Murillo Police and Sympathizers Harass Amnesty Recipients; Intimidation Seemingly Unsuccessful.

Even though the Ortega-Murillo government has fully released 106 political prisoners under an Amnesty Law, several amnesty recipients have denounced police harassment, and there are at least two people who have been unable to return home at all. Olesia Muñoz,…
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Fifty-Six More Political Prisoners Released under Ortega-Murillo Amnesty: Mora, Coppens, Mairena go Home.

The Ortega-Murillo Interior Ministry (MIGOB) announced today the release of 56 more political prisoners, under the new amnesty law. The amnesty law, though also ensuring that no Ortega-Murillo operatives will be investigated or tried for possible crimes against humanity as…
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