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UN Rights Body Should Probe Nicaragua Crackdown

Expand An officer of the National Police shoots at a group of people outside the shopping mall Metrocentro in Managua, Nicaragua, May 28, 2018.  © 2018 Oscar Martín Sánchez Valdivia The brutal crackdown in Nicaragua has prompted regional players to call for intervention by the United Nations Human Rights Council – the first-ever resolution on Nicaragua. This week, a group of countries from the region – Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Peru – will present a resolution calling on the High Commissioner to monitor the situation on the ground and report back…

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