Nicaragua: Fear for safety/Death Threats

Nicaragua: Fear for safety/Death Threats

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Index Number: AMR 43/001/2002
Date Published: 10 April 2002
Categories: Americas, Nicaragua

There are grave concerns for the safety of María Luisa Acosta, following the murder of her husband Francisco José García Valle, aged 44 on 8 April. Prior to his death, María Luisa Acosta had reportedly received death threats, which may be connected to her work as a lawyer who defends indigenous communities in the Autonomous South Atlantic Region of Nicaragua.


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