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The National Dialogue re-started on 15 June National Dialogue: an end to violence from whatever source

News from Nicaragua | Monday, 18 June 2018

Since 18 April Nicaragua has experienced waves of extreme violence that have profoundly polarised the country. According to national and international human rights organisations over 160 people have died and 2,100 have been injured. All forms of violence - killings, threats, intimidation, road blocks and sabotage -have escalated. The country read more

Road blocks are violating people's right to freedom of movement and destroying their livelihoods. Western media coverage of Nicaragua

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 8 June 2018

Why has Nicaragua, a country with a stable economy and commitment to health, education, social and programmes, erupted into such deeply polarised conflict over the past month? The Western media including the BBC and The Guardian blame the government  almost entirely for the conflict. However, John Perry who volunteers with a rural read more

Impact of violence in Nicaragua

News from Nicaragua | Monday, 4 June 2018

More than a month of violence in Nicaragua has tragically resulted in the deaths of over 100 people and left 868 injured. An essential part of the peace process is to ensure justice for their relatives and families and ensure that that those responsible for these deaths are read more

Nicaragua: peace initiatives

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 1 June 2018

Calling to account all those responsible for acts of violence On 30 May, the Inter- American Commission on Human Rights (IAHCR), and the General Secretariat of the Organisation of American States (OAS) announced an agreement with the Nicaraguan government to investigate the violence that has occurred since April 2018 read more