Nicaragua protests: People still living in fear

Nicaraguan security forces launched what they called a 'clean-up operation' on Monimbo, a historical bastion of resistance since the Sandinista revolution.

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    Rights groups have criticised the government's violent crackdown on anti-government protests.

    Almost 300 people have died in three months of demonstrations.

    Gunmen are now roaming the streets of Masaya, a city west of Managua, after suppressing protests. Many of the inhabitants are living in fear.

     

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


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