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Region and country Archives: Nicaragua

Nicaragua: Liberation of over 200 arbitrarily detained prisoners must be accompanied by establishment of rule of law and human rights protections

The ICJ calls on the Nicaraguan authorities to take immediate steps to restore the rule of law and democratic principles, and end systematic violations of human rights in the country. The authorities must immediately release all persons arbitrarily detained, including political prisoners and ensure that people are able to exercise their human rights and fundamental […]

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Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, A/68/329, 16 August 2013

II. Contributions received from Member States I. Nicaragua 59. Article 427 of the penal code criminalizes any actions to hinder or obstruct a person in the exercise of a right or a choice provided for in the Constitution, laws, regulations or any other provisions on discriminatory grounds. Article 428 criminalizes the public promotion of any […]