The US-US Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) He called authorities this Friday Nicaragua a “Leave immediately” To The enemies were arrested The product of the wave of repression that the country is experiencing.
IACHR urges Nicaraguan to suspend Torture Enemies including “human rights,” and defendersThose who are arbitrarily detained should be released immediately. “, The OAS organization requested on its Twitter account.
At least 136 dissidents from the government of Daniel Ortega Have been detained, in which 31 people have been arrested since last June, Of them Seven candidates for the post of Leader of the Opposition The man who tried to run in the November 7 election referred to the independent group as the “machine for recognizing political prisoners.”
On Thursday, Maria Oviedo, a lawyer for the local NGO Permanent Commission on Human Rights (CPDH), was arrested.Despite the interim measures granted by the Interim Human Rights Court in his favor on October 14, 2019, the IACHR said, under the charge of “undermining the sovereignty” of the country.
On June 23, the head of the IACHR, Antonia Urrezola, denounced his presence before the Permanent Council of American States (OAS). “New phase of repression” in Nicaragua
The Central American country is a set of laws approved in recent months at the initiative of the Ordega government They restrict freedom of expression and are described as “repressive” by the opposition.
One of them Protection of People and Sovereign Rights Act, Used for many enemies in prison, which carries a prison sentence “Undermines sovereignty“, Encourage foreign intervention or support sanctions against Managua.
The Ortega government, for its part, blamed its opponents on the OAS “Sell mercenaries and US-funded and run homelands” What are they looking for? “Reissue“Failure “Plot” This, he argues, occurred during the massive protests that called for the president’s resignation in 2018.
Ortega, 75-year-old former Santinista guerrilla, His candidacy has not yet been officially announcedAlthough, his relatives and The party campaign visible in public, they assume he will be re-elected for the fourth time in a row.
The Santinista leader ruled the country 1979–1990, Came to power again 2007, He is after two consecutive re-elections, the last of which was his wife Rosario Murillo, vice-president.
(With information from AFP)
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