UN calls for release of imprisoned Nicaraguan bishop
March 08, 2023
CWN Editor's Note: The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has called upon Nicaragua to release 37 political prisoners, including Bishop Rolando Alvarez.
The UN statement cites multiple violations of human rights and of Nicaragua’s own laws in the detention of political prisoners, many of whom have been stripped of their citizenship rights.
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