PBI-Nicaragua accompanies human rights defenders living in exile in Costa Rica

Nicaraguan human rights defender Genesis. The Peace Brigades International-Nicaragua Project accompanies Nicaraguan human rights defenders living in exile in Costa Rica. Since the social crisis of April 2018 and the intensification of repression against Nicaraguan citizens, 108,000 people have fled the country, of which it is estimated that approximately 85,000 Read more…

UN Special Rapporteur Mary Lawlor calls for action after the murder of Indigenous land defender Nacilio Macario in Nicaragua

On February 1, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders Mary Lawlor condemned the murder of Indigenous environmental defender Nacilio Macario in Nicaragua and called on the government to investigate his death. This UN Human Rights media release notes: “Mr. Macario, an indigenous Mayangna, was originally Read more…