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Human Rights Council - Item 2 Interactive Dialogue on Nicaragua

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An anti-government protester is dragged away and arrested by police as security forces disrupt an opposition march coined "United for Freedom" in Managua, Nicaragua, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018.
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Calls for Mass Gatherings; No Quarantine or Travel Restrictions

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A woman holds a sign that reads "Love in Times of Covid-19" during a government-sponsored march in Managua, Nicaragua, on March 14, 2020.
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Interactive Dialogue on Nicaragua with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

We welcome the UN high commissioner’s strong report, which includes key information on the major human rights problems in Nicaragua. This includes not only impunity for last year’s crackdown on the streets, but also ongoing human rights violations.…
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Impose Targeted Sanctions on President Ortega; Condition Future Support to Police

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Police detain protesters during a demonstration against the government of President Daniel Ortega in Managua, Nicaragua, on March 16, 2019.
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Ms Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the Commission
 
 Foreign Ministers of the EU member states
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Washington, D.C., June 26, 2019
 
 Carlos Holmes Trujillo
 Foreign Minister of Colombia
 Bogota - COLOMBIA
 
 Dear Chancellor,
 
 I am writing in advance of the Organization of American States (OAS) General Assembly…
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  Summary In April 2018, Nicaraguans took to the streets in large numbers to protest the government of President Daniel Ortega. They were met with violence. A brutal crackdown by the National Police and heavily armed pro-government groups against…
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(Washington, DC, June 19, 2019) – Governments in the Americas and Europe should impose targeted sanctions against top Nicaraguan authorities implicated in egregious abuses and explore avenues to press for accountability, Human Rights Watch said in a…