Nicaragua: Announcement of Ortega’s re-election augurs a terrible new cycle for human rights

The prospect of Daniel Ortega’s fourth presidential term in Nicaragua is a frightening one for a nation where human rights violations have become increasingly commonplace under his government, Amnesty International said today.  “Once again, the people of Nicaragua find themselves in a situation where voicing criticism of the government puts them at grave risk. In the last few years, we’ve witnessed first-hand the plot of a horror thriller developing in the country, where deadly police repression, wrongful imprisonment, ill-treatment, harassment … Continue reading Nicaragua: Announcement of Ortega’s re-election augurs a terrible new cycle for human rights