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.

by

    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.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    The War in October: What Happened in 1973?

    The War in October: What Happened in 1973?

    Al Jazeera examines three weeks of war from which both Arabs and Israelis claimed to emerge victorious.