Nicaragua: Funerals held for victims killed in protests

Sixteen anti-government activists were killed on Wednesday, bringing the total to over 100 killed in protests the past six weeks.

    Funerals have been held in Nicaragua after what opposition and Catholic Church leaders are calling a massacre.

    Sixteen anti-government protesters were killed on Wednesday.

    More than 100 people have died in protests during the past six weeks.

    The UN is calling on the government to stop the shootings.

    Al Jazeera's Manuel Rapalo reports from the capital Managua.


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