Crimes of Repression

Faced with the lack of transparency and independence in the Nicaraguan justice system, the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (IGIE)[...]

Police Citation

“They asked him insistently: “Who is the person organizing the (protest) caravans?” the teacher reveals following his police interrogation.

Ortega Spies

Government uses technological tools to “find and detain human rights activists and silence citizens” who criticize it.

July 13 was a day of anguish for Alma Gonzalez. She recalls that she suffered sharp pains in her chest[...]

Jaime Wu

The Ambassador of Taiwan in Managua, Jaime Wu, denied that the diplomatic legation under his leadership or any other agency[...]

Economic Decline

An accomplice in the squandering of opportunities and acquiescent with the Nicaraguan Social Security Institute (INSS) and tax exemptions.

Shooting Her Son

Benigna Mendiola looked over at the accused. She then gazed at Judge Edgar Altamirano, head of the Ninth District Criminal[...]

Outside the Prison

Mercedes Davila does not like to speak in public. But since September 6th—the day the National Police presented her son,[...]

Economic Decline

A technical mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is in Managua this week to meet with Daniel Ortega’s administration,[...]


Irregularities include witnesses that contradict each other and accusations of crimes defined by a law that was passed after the events.