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Nicaraguan priest found guilty of conspiring against state

January 18, 2023

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CWN Editor's Note: A criminal court has found Father Oscar Benavidez Davila guilty of “conspiracy to undermine national security and sovereignty.” He faces a sentence of up to eight years.

The priest was arrested last August after he posted a statement on social media criticizing the government.

Bishop Rolando Alvarez of Matagalpa will face trial on a similar charge.

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