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Students and journalists protest in memory of murdered journalist Angel Gaona in front of the Universidad Centroamericana (UCA) in Managua, Nicaragua, 26 April 2018

Nicaragua | Attacks

From obstruction to direct action: Press freedom throttled in Nicaragua

Reporters Without Borders (RSF)

The persecution of Nicaragua's political opposition and media critics has not let up since April. But now, instead of just obstructing journalists covering protests and social unrest, the police are undertaking direct, violent action against those regarded as overly critical of the government.

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