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The IACHR granted precautionary measures to nine opponents imprisoned in Nicaragua.

The IACHR granted precautionary measures to nine opponents imprisoned in Nicaragua.
File photo of protesters taking part in a protest against the rule of Daniel Ortega in Managua (EFE/Jorge Torres)

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) provided Precautionary measures in support of nine enemies and criticize the regime Daniel Ortega In Nicaragua, where independence was taken away, the organization reported on Wednesday Legal Protection Division (UTC).

Beneficiaries Alberto Jose Centeno Ruiz, Edwin Sebastian Bermudez Sevilla, Julio Jose García Guevara, Marcos Antonio Sanchez Hidalgo, Lester Antonio Solís Paniagua, Edgardo Antonio Garciel, Jessoys Rugama and Macol John Herrera Gutierrez form part. 141 Opponents and Critics of the Sandinista regime imprisoned in Nicaragua, and those considered Political prisoners by humanitarian organizations.

According to the UTC, the IACHR issued precautionary measures considering the nine detainees were in a serious and urgent situation, “facing the risk of irreparable harm to their lives and their rights to personal integrity.”

Beneficiaries who are identified or perceived as political opponents of the current Nicaraguan government, according to the requesting party, may lose their liberty. Various prison centers are under attack in inadequate detention facilities, without adequate medical attention..

For its part, the state has not provided information that would allow it to determine that the identified risk factors have been properly mitigated, the IACHR explained in its decision.

Daniel Ortega (Europe Press/Archive)

For the IACHR, nine beneficiaries a A situation of irreparable danger And It is likely to have a greater impact on their rightsViolence has increased since their arrest due to the condition of people deprived of their freedom, current health conditions, inadequate medical facilities, and prison conditions.

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The IACHR requested the State of Nicaragua to accede, pursuant to Article 25 of its Statute. Necessary actions Protecting beneficiaries’ rights to life, personal integrity and health and ensuring that conditions of detention of beneficiaries are compatible with applicable international standards in this regard.

Among them mentioned that it will be guaranteed Not subject to violence, threats, intimidation or assault within prison centres; Access to adequate and specialized medical careAnd immediately make one Special medical evaluation About your health.

In addition, they should be guaranteed regular contact and access to their families and lawyers, and the possibility of providing alternatives to deprivation of liberty should be evaluated in view of their inability to protect their rights in light of the current conditions of detention.

Nicaragua has been experiencing a political and social crisis since April 2018, which has worsened since the November 2021 elections, in which President Ortega, in power since 2007, was re-elected for a fifth term, fourth consecutive term and a second term with his wife. Rosario Murillo, as Vice President, with his main rivals in prison.

(with information from EFE)