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The ongoing political crisis was marked by severe human rights violations, including the stripping of Nicaraguan nationality from political opponents, and arbitrary arrests and detentions of human rights defenders, religious leaders and Indigenous leaders. Violations of religious freedom targeted the Catholic Church and the closure of NGOs continued. Impunity for crimes against humanity prevailed. The persecution of Indigenous Peoples continued with deadly attacks by armed groups.

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