Nicaraguan journalist David Quintana faces criminal slander suit
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On September 11, a judge ordered the seizure of the outlet’s assets, including the channel’s main offices, vehicles belonging to the station, and a house belonging to Mariano Valle, whose family owns the broadcaster.

Anti-government demonstrators take part in a vigil to demand the release of political prisoners and justice for the victims of protests against President Daniel Ortega, in Managua, Nicaragua, 3 October 2019, INTI OCON/AFP via Getty Images

After review by the UN Human Rights Council, journalists and civil society representatives shared with IFEX’s Americas Regional Editor Paula Martins their struggle to present to the world the true state of freedom of expression and information in Nicaragua.

Civil society groups issued a statement on the adoption of the Working Group Report for the Universal Periodic Review of Nicaragua and the government’s rejection of numerous recommendations regarding freedom of expression.