Resources

*Official reports and publications on the humanitarian crisis in Nicaragua

*This is by no means an exhaustive list but efforts are being made to update this list with major reports and publications as they arise. 

Amnesty International – Nicaragua: Shoot to Kill Strategy to Repress Protest (May 29, 2018)

IACHR Denounces Worsening, Deepening and Diversifying Repression in Nicaragua and Expresses Concern over the Situation of Children and Adolescents in the Country  (July 11, 2018)

Canada Calls for an End to the Violence in Nicaragua (July 18, 2018)

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights expresses concern about the situation of Nicaraguan migrants and refugees and calls on the States of the region to adopt measures for their protection (August 15, 2018)

UN High Commissioner for Refugees – Guidance Note on the Outflow of Nicaraguans    (August 24, 2018)

United Nations Report – 18 April – 18 August 2018 (August 29, 2018)

Canada welcomes United Nations Report on Human Rights in Nicaragua (August 31, 2018)

Amnesty International: Wave of detention of students and activists (September 17, 2018)

Amnesty International – Instilling Terror: From Lethal Force to Persecution in Nicaragua (October 18, 2018)

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Warns of New Wave of Repression in Nicaragua (October 18, 2018)

OAS Permanent Council Nicaragua Working Group Issues Statement (October 19, 2018)

Amnesty International: Report by independent experts affirms that the government of President Ortega has committed crimes against humanity (December 21, 2018)

Nicaragua 2018 Human Rights Report (United States Department of State • Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor)

CBC – As a government crackdown in Nicaragua got bloodier, Ottawa quietly cut off aid    (April 14, 2019).

Human Rights Watch – Crackdown in Nicaragua: Torture, Ill-Treatment, and Prosecutions of Protesters and Opponents (June 19, 2019)

Global Affairs Canada – Canadian Sanctions Related to Nicaragua (June 21, 2019)