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Nicaragua suppresses opposition over election

Monday, June 27, 2016

A Nicaraguan government crackdown on free speech, opposition parties and foreign diplomats has been condemned as an attack on civil liberties to bolster one-party rule.

With less than five months to go until the country holds a general election, former Sandinista guerrilla leader Daniel Ortega looks almost certain to win a third presidential term unimpeded after the latest assault on opposition leaders.

Source: The Guardian