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Costa Rica grants asylum to Nicaraguan activist Alvaro Leiva
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Costa Rica grants asylum to Nicaraguan activist Alvaro Leiva

AFP - October 18, 2018

Costa Rica granted the Nicaraguan human rights activist Alvaro Leiva political asylum last week. Leiva is the secretary of the Nicaraguan Association for Human Rights (ANPDH), which…

Free press accuses Daniel Ortega’s dictatorship of wanting to impose a reign of silence
La Prensa
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La Prensa
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Free press accuses Daniel Ortega’s dictatorship of wanting to impose a reign of silence

La Prensa / Leonor Álvarez - September 17, 2018

On Saturday, Sept. 8, while reporters around the world were celebrating the International Day of Solidarity of Journalists, reporters, and directors of independent media organizations in Nicaragua…

The Nicaraguan war hero accused of “terrorism”
La Prensa
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La Prensa
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The Nicaraguan war hero accused of “terrorism”

La Prensa / Julian Navarrete - September 6, 2018

Ex-colonel Carlos Brenes was a guerrilla fighter and high-ranking military man in Nicaragua's two wars. He's a friend of Camilo Ortega and well-respected in the army. There…

“I was rotting in El Chipote,” university student Bayardo Siles talks about his days in jail
La Prensa
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La Prensa
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“I was rotting in El Chipote,” university student Bayardo Siles talks about his days in jail

La Prensa / Luis Eduardo Martínez M. - August 28, 2018

Before fleeing Nicaragua, Bayardo José Siles Rodríguez, a university student and human rights activist from Matagalpa, was illegally locked up in prisons across three departments for ten…

At least 14 dead after raid by pro-government forces in southwest Nicaragua
Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega
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At least 14 dead after raid by pro-government forces in southwest Nicaragua

AFP - July 9, 2018

At least 14 people are dead after government and paramilitary forces clashed with protesters in southwest Nicaragua, according to a human rights group. The clash, which came…