Organizations of civil society and social movements denounced a process of forced disappearances in Nicaragua by ‘paramilitaries’, mainly in Masaya, León, Jinotepe, Diriamba and Jinotega.
The paramilitaries are those that execute the kidnappings and have orders to act with impunity.
“According to the specialized terminology of international human rights organizations, the arrests without proper order and executed by paramilitaries, are not really captures, but enforced disappearances,” said a statement signed by 11 unions and civil society organizations. including the Civic Alliance, the autoconvocados and the University Coordinator, among others.
They add that in Nicaragua the population is intimidated, threatened and kidnapped by paramilitaries, who would be ordered to act “with impunity” by the government of Daniel Ortega.
“Another aberration is committed, which is to invent situations of guilt of