Students from Nicaraguan state universities are denouncing that they are being expelled from their institutions, and then turned over to the police and accused of terrorism for participating in the protests against the dictatorial regime of Daniel Ortega.
Under Ortega universities have lost their autonomy (Flickr).
“As we are return to school, the police are going to have our names and faces, because there is a complaint against us from the Prosecutor’s Office,” a student from the La Prensa newspaper explained. The student, who attends the National University of Engineering (UNI), did not want to identify himself in order to avoid reprisals
It is dangerous to be a student in Nicaragua
The National Autonomous University of Nicaragua (UNAN-Managua) was already carrying out a similar process in which they expelled