The strike is “for the liberation of the political prisoners, the National Dialogue and for peace,” the group affirms.
Victims of government repression tell of the mistreatment they received at the hands of the police and the paramilitary.
The massive march was attacked with gunshots by hooded people traveling in three pick-up trucks. Two wounded, one of them is doctor Carlos Fletes.
They emphasize that the international community hasn’t forgotten Nicaragua, and that the violations of the Ortega regime will be discussed in the UN.
“You don’t send people armed with military weapons to repress protests … there has been a ramping up of attacks from the State and its forces”