Nicaragua

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Repression against students including members of the April 19 Student Movement

Students and members of the April 19 Student Movement Activity Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (DESC) Attacks suffered Excessive use of force, repression against the right to protest THE FACTS – During a press conference members of the April 19 Student Movement reported that in the early hours of Thursday, May 3, paramilitary forces linked to […]

8 May 2018

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Far-flung attacks against women human rights defenders and students

Women human rights defenders and students Organizations Mujeral en Acción (A World of Feminist Women in Action), Las Segovias Leadership Institute, Oyanka Women’s Association, Segovian Women’s Movement, Autonomous Women’s Movement (MAM) Attacks experienced Threats, intimidation, criminalization, defamation, physical and verbal aggression THE FACTS – Since April 17th, in a campaign of repression and violence, the State […]

STATEMENT / We hereby condemn the violent repression of the demonstrations held in Nicaragua against the Social Security reforms, and we demand respect for the legitimate right to protest of Nicaraguan women and men

READ/DOWNLOAD OPEN LETTER Daniel Ortega, President of the Republic of Nicaragua. Rosario Murillo, Vice President of the Republic of Nicaragua. April 27, 2018. We, 322 undersigned national, diverse regional and international organizations and networks, hereby condemn the violent repression of the demonstrations held in Nicaragua against the Social Security reforms, and we demand respect for […]

27 April 2018

#WHRDAlert NICARAGUA / Police and pro-government groups repress and attack defenders, students, journalists and demonstrators against Social Security reform

Human rights defenders, young students, journalists and demonstrators against Social Security reform Activity Economic, social and cultural rights (DESC) Attack experienced Aggression, intimidation, threats, repression of the right to protest THE FACTS – On Wednesday, April 18th, IN-Defensoras and other human rights organizations and networks in Nicaragua documented and denounced a large number of violations of […]

21 April 2018