In August last year, the European Group added eight leaders to the sanctions regime, including the vice president and first lady Rosario Murillo (Rosario Murillo), to double pressure on Managua in response to the country’s ongoing efforts. A dictatorship that is subject to a continuous cycle of repression.
Brussels (European media).- Due to the country’s political and social deterioration, the European Union has extended sanctions on the country until 2022. The country is set to hold general elections on November 7th. Society and the opposition are under severe harassment.
The restrictions were extended to 14 people who are responsible in total for human rights violations and suppressions of democracy opposition and civil societies by the 27 people. These sanctions include a ban against entry to the European Union and asset freezes. They will remain in effect until October 2022.
In August last year, the European Group doubled its pressure on Managua and added eight leaders to the sanctions regime, including the vice president and first lady Rosario Murillo, in response to the country’s authoritarian tendencies. Activists, as well as opponents, including several presidential contenders.
The EU called for an inclusive and democratic dialog in Nicaragua in order to end the political and social crisis. It also demanded that Daniel Ortega, the government, stop the persecution of opposition leaders.
Faced with the November election, the group condemned use of the judicial systems to politically exclude candidates or disqualify opposition parties. These measures damaged the credibility of elections. The Organization of American States (OAS) and the European Union do not recommend that the election reform is implemented. obligation of.