Rights groups urge release of more Nicaragua prisoners

FILE PHOTO: Demonstrators take part in a protest against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's government at Central American University (UCA) in Managua, Nicaragua March 1, 2019.REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas/File Photo

MANAGUA (Reuters) – Human rights advocates on Friday urged Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega to free 566 people still in custody that the opposition considers political prisoners following an initial release of detainees from a simmering political crisis. As it restarted talks with the opposition, the government on Wednesday released 100 people arrested during months of […]

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