Nicaragua unrest: Government colluding with mobs, says Amnesty

Nicaragua unrest: Government colluding with mobs, says Amnesty
 

Amnesty International has accused the Nicaraguan government of colluding with paramilitary groups to suppress weeks of student-led demonstrations against President Daniel Ortega.
It said the groups used semi-automatic weapons and co-ordinated their attacks with the security forces.
Around 80 people have died so far in the protests.
They began in April, triggered by welfare reforms but turned into a rejection of the Ortega government.
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30 May 2018 in World News, Views: 36
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