Tag Archive: Nicaraguan political prisoners

Alianza says that “Progress has been Made.” However, Reality Outside of INCAE says Otherwise.

Negotiations between the Ortega-Murillo administration and the Alianza Civica resumed on Monday, and while not a single political prisoner has been released nor civil liberties restored, Jose Pallais says that progress has been made. Pallais, who is part of the…
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NICA NEWS ROUNDUP (March 21) – The Comité Pro Liberación de Presos Políticos Updates Political Prisoner List, Hours Before OrMu Agrees to Free Everyone

The Comité Pro Liberación de Presos Políticos (CPLPP) released an updated list of political prisoners this Wednesday morning. According to the CPLPP data, there are 802 prisoners of conscience in Nicaraguan prisons, as of March 19. The number includes about…
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Nica News Roundup (March 15) – Nicaraguans Cheer Political Prisoners (UPDATED)

The transport of Nicaraguan political prisoners from the Modelo and the Esperanza correctional began this morning, when fifty prisoners of conscience were excarcelated. The OrMu administration agreed to excarcelate “an appreciable nucleus of people” on Friday March 15, according to…
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Nunciature issues Statement, while Political Prisoners smuggle Letter out of “El Infiernillo”

Mons. Waldemar Sommetag, Apostolic Nuncio in Nicaragua, visited the Modelo and the Esperanza prisons today and met with 16 political prisoners. The Nunciature issued the statement below, describing the visit as one in which the Mons. Sommertag, “had a personal,…
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Nica News Roundup (March 11) – OrMu Negotiators get Stood Up, “Like the Bride from Tola” at the INCAE.

In this Edition OrMu’s Negotiators get Stood Up “Like the Bride from Tola” at the INCAE; On Political Prisoners, Organizations Demand Government Action; Yubrank Suazo Punished, After Defiant Act of Protest; OrMu Chides Alianza in Statement The Alianza Civica stuck…
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Nicaraguan Political Prisoners at La Esperanza Began a Hunger Strike on Feb 27

La Esperanza - Letter

Note: This letter was written by Nicaraguan political prisoners held at the Esperanza Women’s Prison. Edits for clarity and grammatical consistency are in brackets. Pg. 1 La Esperanza, Wednesday, February 27, 2019 The political prisoners in resistance, who have been…
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Nica News Roundup – Tuesday Edition (March 5)

In this edition: Nicaraguan Bishops will not be Toyed With; OrMu-Alianza Stalemate Continues; Accounts of Torture and Sexual Violence Come Out of OrMu Prisons. Nicaraguan Bishops will not be Toyed With. Nicaragua’s Bishops’ Conference (CEN) issued a press release on…
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Nica News Roundup (evening edition) – Feb 28

In this edition IACHR Willing to Step to Support Dialogue; OrMu Objects, While Alianza Hangs On. IACHR Willing to Step in to Support Dialogue; OrMu Objects While Alianza Hangs On. The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights issued a statement, encouraging…
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Nica News Updates: OrMu-Alianza Negotiations Started Today

In this edition OrMu team finally revealed One Hundred Political Prisoners Placed Under House Arrest OrMu Legislature Approves Tax Reform.   The much anticipated negotiations between the OrMu Administration and the Alianza begin today at the INCAE, where a total of…
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