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Nicaragua: Fear for safety / Death threats

, Index number: AMR 43/003/2001

The Nicaraguan government has recently intensified a smear campaign against Vilma Núñez de Escorcia and the human rights organization she leads called Centro Nicaragüense de Derechos Humanos (CENIDH), Nicaraguan Centre for Human Rights. Amnesty International fears there may be direct attacks on her, her colleagues and their families. From January to March this year she also received repeated telephone death threats.

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