17 civil society organizations are shut down by the Nicaraguan governmentPublished: Jun 30, 2022 Reading time: 1 minute
According to the most recent report from the Colectivo de Derechos Humanos Nicaragua Nunca Más, from 2018 until now, at least 50 international and 419 national organizations have been canceled arbitrarily by the Ortega Murillo regime.
The closure of organizations within Nicaragua has been increasing steadily over the past few months through administrative resolutions of the Ministry of Interior [Migob], which indicates that the organizations hindered “the control and surveillance of the General Directorate of Registration and Control of Non-Profit Organizations of the Migob.”
You can read more about the statement here: the Colectivo de Derechos Humanos Nicaragua Nunca Más.
The organizations affected are: Movement for Self-Development, Exchange, and Solidarity (MAIS) and Progetto Continenti (both from Italy); the Association of Our Little Brothers and Sister International (from Mexico); and Engineering World Health, Friends of the Americas, Giving for Living International (INC), Research Triangle Institute, Awana International, and The Fyera Foundation (all from the US).
You can read more about Ortega using Gobernación para cancelar a nueve organismos internacionales