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Nicaraguans mark 100 days of deadly protests

A human rights organisation in Nicaragua says that at least 448 people have been killed in the anti-government protests that began 100 days ago.

Nicaragua’s Association of Human Rights says at least 448 people have been killed in anti-government protests over the past three months.

It’s accusing security forces of detaining opponents of President Daniel Ortega in clandestine torture centres.

Meanwhile, a small group of students came out to mark the 100 days anniversary of the civil uprising.

Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports from Managua.