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In Nicaragua the number of the killed in protests has exceeded 480 people - RIA Novosti, 9/4/2018


Protesters in Nicaragua. Archival photo
MEXICO CITY, 4 Sep – RIA Novosti. Total number of the dead during antigovernmental protests in Nicaragua has increased to 481 persons, the Nicaraguan association on human rights reports on Tuesday. © RIA Novosti / Ruslan Krivobok the USA finances violence in Nicaragua, the president Ortegaranee has said the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights at the Organization of American States (OAS) reported that the death toll has reached from April 18 to July 30 317 people. From them 21 dead — police officers. The number of the killed children and teenagers during crisis has made 23 persons. As notes the Prensa portal, the specified data of human rights activists demonstrate that from 481 dead as of September 2 of 410 people have been killed as a result of gunshot wounds. Nearly 4 thousand more people have been wounded. Also more than 1,2 thousand people either are detained, or were missing for this period. Antigovernmental protests in Nicaragua have begun in April after the reform offered by the authorities which assumed increase in the sum of contributions of employers and workers to social insurance funds. The president Daniel Ortega has cancelled it, but mass actions haven't stopped. Ortega refuses to hold early elections as that is demanded by opposition, and calls the events a plot against the country.

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