6 Stories about #Exiles2018Published: Apr 19, 2022 Reading time: 1 minute
Since the outbreak of the 2018 protests in the face of the political crisis in Nicaragua, more than 94700 Nicaraguans have requested asylum in their neighboring country, Costa Rica.
To this day, 4 years after April 18, 2018, To this day, the political persecution and repression of those that have spoken against the Ortega-Murillo regime has not stopped and the the migration crisis deepened in 2021 with anti-democratic processes and new human rights violations that revolve around the illegitimate reelection of the government.
Marcos, María Belén, Hanssel, Susana, Xaviera and Yasuri are just one of the thousands of stories that have occurred as a result of exile.
The #Exilios2018 series seeks to convey a message of political struggle, resilience and hope, through the visibility of stories of Nicaraguan people who have had to leave their country to defend human rights and you can see it on our YouTube channel: