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Nicaragua: Human Rights Violations, Impunity Continue

We welcome the UN high commissioner’s strong report, which includes key information on the major human rights problems in Nicaragua. This includes not only impunity for last year’s crackdown on the streets, but also ongoing human rights violations. The crackdown by Nicaragua’s National Police and armed pro-government groups against protestors that began in April 2018 led to more than 300 deaths and 2,000 people injured. Hundreds were detained. Detainees were subject to serious abuses, in some cases amounting to torture, and denied due process. Impunity for egregious abuses committed in Nicaragua…

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