Thursday, July 12, 2018

Death Toll From Nicaragua Rebellion Hits 264


AFP: Toll from Nicaragua unrest hits 264: rights body

MANAGUA: The known death toll from a four-month crackdown on anti-government protests in Nicaragua has risen to 264, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights said on Wednesday.

“As recorded by the IACHR since the start of the repression against social protests, to date, 264 people have lost their lives and more than 1,800 have been injured,” the commission’s chief Paulo Abrao told reporters.

He was speaking at a meeting of the Organization of American States — of which the IACHR is part — about the situation in the violence-wracked Central American country, where protesters are seeking the ouster of President Daniel Ortega.

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More News On The Ongoing Violence In Nicaragua

Nicaragua unrest death toll rises before new protests -- Al Jazeera
International Rights groups condemn Nicaragua killings -- Al Jazeera
The Heritage Foundation's Ana Quintana on escalating violence in Nicaragua -- The Hill
Nicaragua is following Venezuela's path to despair -- Washington Post

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