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News Nicaragua Government: Nicaragua daily critical of Ortega forced to close

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
Nicaragua daily critical of Ortega forced to close
News source: http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/world/nicaragua-daily-critical-of-ortega-forced-to-close/article/558762

One of Nicaragua's main newspapers critical of President Daniel Ortega announced it had published its last edition Friday, citing government repression. El Nuevo Diario said it was ceasing publication ...

News Nicaragua Government: Battling Neoliberalism Through Anti-Autocracy in Nicaragua

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
Battling Neoliberalism Through Anti-Autocracy in Nicaragua
News source: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2019/09/nicaragua-central-america-anti-corruption-autocracy-neoliberalism

His government has entered another crisis, much deeper than the earlier crisis of 2008, from which it may not emerge. It’s true that, in the context of a global rightward turn, the protest movement in ...

News Nicaragua Government: Nicaraguan businessmen assailed after escorting journalist

Published on: Saturday 07 September 2019
Nicaraguan businessmen assailed after escorting journalist
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/nicaraguan-businessmen-assailed-escorting-journalist-205441746.html

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) β€” Nicaraguan businessmen who oppose President Daniel Ortega say they were assailed with rubber bullets, stones and metal pipes by a crowd of government supporters. The group of ...

News Nicaragua Government: Nicaragua guilty of 'gross' rights violations: UN

Published on: Friday 06 September 2019
Nicaragua guilty of 'gross' rights violations: UN
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/nicaragua-guilty-gross-rights-violations-un-145854509.html

The UN warned Friday that serious rights violations were continuing in Nicaragua with impunity, urging the country to overhaul its security sector and to promptly investigate all abuse allegations. In a fresh report, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet and her office detailed a wide range of violations

News Nicaragua Government: How to Defend Nicaragua's Political Prisoners in a Rigged System

Published on: Wednesday 12 June 2019
How to Defend Nicaragua's Political Prisoners in a Rigged System
News source: https://www.ozy.com/rising-stars/how-to-defend-nicaraguas-political-prisoners-in-a-rigged-system/94917

In early June, the Nicaraguan government, under pressure of heavy international sanctions, approved a law to give amnesty to those who participated and free political prisoners, as the start of ...

News Nicaragua Government: Activists push for tougher sanctions on Nicaragua's government

Published on: Tuesday 11 June 2019
Activists push for tougher sanctions on Nicaragua's government
News source: https://thehill.com/policy/international/448032-activists-push-for-tougher-sanctions-on-nicaraguas-government

Lawmakers at a House hearing on Tuesday condemned human rights violations under the regime of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and weighed tougher sanctions to address the crisis. Rep. ...

News Nicaragua Government: Nicaragua officials release more prisoners after crackdown

Published on: Tuesday 11 June 2019
Nicaragua officials release more prisoners after crackdown
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/nicaragua-officials-release-prisoners-crackdown-63637277

Principal leaders of protests against President Daniel Ortega's government and two prominent journalists were freed from prison Tuesday ahead of a June 18 deadline to release the last of hundreds ...

News Nicaragua Government: Ortega government frees jailed leaders of 2018 protests in Nicaragua

Published on: Tuesday 11 June 2019
Ortega government frees jailed leaders of 2018 protests in Nicaragua
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/ortega-government-frees-jailed-leaders-of-2018-protests-in-nicaragua/2019/06/11/dd544b20-8c54-11e9-b6f4-033356502dce_story.html

MANAGUA, Nicaragua β€” Nicaraguan authorities on Tuesday freed 56 people detained during a harsh crackdown on dissent last year, including leaders of a wave of anti-government protests and independent ...

News Nicaragua Government: Nicaragua in Crisis: What to Know

Published on: Friday 24 May 2019
News source: https://www.cfr.org/article/nicaragua-crisis-what-know

A demonstrator places his painted handprints on a wall during a gathering to mark one hundred days of anti-government protests aimed to oust Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega, in Managua. Jorge ...

News Nicaragua Government: Nicaragua gov't says it released 50 more political prisoners

Published on: Thursday 30 May 2019
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/05/nicaragua-gov-released-50-political-prisoners-190530215429225.html

Demonstrators take part in a protest in support of US citizen Eddy Montes, who was detained during anti-government protests and killed in a prison, at San Agustin church in Managua, Nicaragua [Carlos ...

News Nicaragua Government: Nicaragua government releases 50 more political prisoners

Published on: Thursday 30 May 2019
News source: https://www.ctpost.com/news/world/article/Nicaragua-government-releases-50-more-political-13907174.php

MEXICO CITY (AP) β€” Nicaragua's government released 50 prisoners detained during protests from jail to house arrest Thursday as an agreed-upon deadline to release all such inmates approaches. A ...