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The Nicaraguan government has denied entry to Carlos Ponce, Freedom House director for Latin America programs.
Nicaragua’s government should stop its repression of migrants, as countries in the region urgently need to cooperate to find a solution to this humanitarian crisis.
After members of the opposition party marched in downtown Managua, police responded with tear gas, and beat and detained the demonstrators.
In response to Nicaragua’s deportation of human rights defenders, and attacks against human rights organizations, Freedom House issued the following statement:
In partnership with local groups, Freedom House leads an advocacy strategy promoting greater protection for freedom of assembly and association.