President Daniel Ortega’s government has released almost all political prisoners held since Nicaragua’s April 2018 uprising.
It should stay this course, honouring its other commitments to the opposition in national dialogue.
International actors should promise consequences if the government drags its feet.
- Principal Findings
A year after countering a civic uprising with lethal force, President Daniel Ortega’s government has reached agreement with Nicaragua’s opposition on two issues: releasing all political prisoners and strengthening citizens’ rights.
Despite significant progress…