With music and dance, Nicaraguans march against Ortega

16 August 2018

Thousands of Nicaraguans marched on the capital of Managua on Wednesday against President Daniel Ortega .Some were using music and dance in their protest to demand the release of political prisoners.

A number of high-profile activists have been arrested. These protesters want political prisoners released and for Ortega to leave office. Ortega has faced growing international condemnation for heavy-handed deployment of police and armed pro-government civilians to squash the unrest.