Nicaragua unrest: UN to probe killings of government opponents

Nicaragua's embattled government has accepted an ultimatum by Catholic Church to permit UN and Inter-American Human Rights Commissions to investigate killings of scores of government opponents.

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    Nicaragua's government has accepted pressure from the Catholic Church to permit the UN and Inter-American Human Rights Commissions to investigate the killings of government opponents.

    Civil unrest in Latin America's poorest nation has entered its fourth week.

    Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from the capital Managua.


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