Press releases

Because our fight is fair, civic and peaceful!

The Civic Alliance for Justice and Democracy (ACJD), as a group of diverse and heterogeneous citizens and organizations convoked by the Episcopal Conference of Nicaragua (CEN) to participate in the National Dialogue, today makes its own the clamor of the people and we announce a series of concerted actions three days in a row to tell Daniel […]

Unprecedented application of Magnitsky Law

The sanctions announced by the Government of the United States are an unprecedented act since the creation of this Law: for the first time the highest authority in charge of the National Police of a country is sanctioned with the Magnitsky Law – which applies to persons for being involved in violations of human rights and by […]

Together we are a volcano

We want to invite Nicaraguans to take up the streets again to keep alive our civic fight and claim back our constitutional right to peacefully protest, sheltered by the blue and white flag. Because the streets are of the people, we invite you to join us for a Civic Stand Up this Wednesday, July 4th at 11:00 […]

IACHR Report: A step towards the path of justice

The Civic Alliance for Justice and Democracy recognizes as a step towards the path of justice the forceful report of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (CIDH): Serious violations of human rights in the context of social protests in Nicaragua, presented this June 22nd in extraordinary session at the Permanent Council of the Organization of […]

Non-compliance of the government

Considering That the Government again failed to comply with its agreements by not issuing immediately the letters of invitation to the international Human Rights organizations: General Secretary of the Organization of American States, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, and the European Union, as agreed by the plenary […]

To strike for our future

First of all, we want to offer our condolences to the Nicaraguan family. We embrace each and every citizen. We embrace each mother, every father. Every son, every daughter. Every sister and every brother. We embrace each member of the family of heroes of this national civic protest. We recognize the effort of each person in this civic […]

Pronouncement on the National Dialogue

The Civic Alliance for Justice and Democracy reaffirms that the National Dialogue is part of the integral fight of the Nicaraguan people and we will continue to peacefully self- convocate in defense of our rights. It reiterates its full confidence in the Episcopal Conference of Nicaragua as mediator and witness of the National Dialogue. We […]

No to the criminalization of civic protest

Tie together a civic protest with criminal and terrorist networks is condemnable and regrettable. This criminalization comes from the State of Nicaragua, which, according to the preliminary observations of the work visit of the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR) «According with hundreds of testimonies, the repression was carried out by the National Police, its […]