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Nicaragua protests: Ortega opponents fear for their lives

Pro-government protesters have taken to the streets as intimidation of anti-government protesters causes many of the president’s opponents to go into hiding.


    Supporters and opponents of Nicaragua's president have resumed protests in the capital Managua.

    Anti-government demonstrators want Daniel Ortega to resign, but they are now going into hiding, fearing for their safety as pro-government forces carry out what they call a “witch-hunt” to find opposition members.

    Ortega accuses the anti-government demonstrators of plotting a coup to destabilise the country.


    Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from Managua, Nicaragua.


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