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Protesters march against President Daniel Ortega

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By ITN News Editor July 5, 2018 19:51

Protesters march against President Daniel Ortega

Demonstrators protesting the administration of President Daniel Ortega formed a human chain in Managua on Wednesday (July 4) to call for an end to a recent wave of protest-related violence.More than 300 people have been killed in demonstrations over the past two months, according to Nicaraguan human rights organizations. Protesters also called for Ortega and his wife, Vice President Rosario Murillo, to step down.Meanwhile a team of experts appointed by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights were in Managua investigating the deaths.The past two months have seen the bloodiest protests in the Central American nation since its civil war ended in 1990.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor July 5, 2018 19:51