Day 138

Supporters of the government party carry out a caravan through the neighborhoods and main roads of Managua to demand justice against «the terrorists».

Paramilitaries on board of three trucks fire at participants of the «March of the flags» and wound two people with bullets, one of them with a fracture in the left arm and the other received the impact in one of his hands.

National Police accuses the Civic Alliance for Justice and Democracy for the burning of a patrol and the aggression of two police officers and assure that they investigate the perpetrators of this «terrorist act».

Civic Alliance for Justice and Democracy indicates that the National Police, in addition to lying about the organizers of the March of the flags, alters reality by saying that groups of hooded persons with firearms participated.

The Articulation of Social Movements and Organizations of the Civil Society condemns the attack of supporters of the Government party to the March of the Flags.

Juan Gabriel Velázquez, 36, was found dead of a gunshot to the head, his family blames the officials of the Mayor Office of Sébaco who had threatened him with death.

Guillermo Fernández, head of the UN mission, indicates that in Nicaragua there is «no sign of a coup, but a civic protest.»

Thousands fled violence in Nicaragua. What awaits you in Costa Rica? The Washington Post indicates that despite crossing the border, many Nicaraguans are being persecuted and others do not know what future expects.

UN Report reveals that detained demonstrators have been victims of abuse, rape, physical and psychological torture.

Paramilitaries and State workers prevent the demonstrators of the Civic Alliance of Madriz from carrying out the caravan «Respect the Country».

Monsignor Abelardo Mata, bishop of the Diocese of Estelí, points to President Daniel Ortega as an «opportunist» and laments the state of corruption that prevails in Nicaragua.

The Peruvian Wilmer Andrés Nieves, 30 years old, has been missing since last Wednesday, August 29th when he arrived in Managua by air. His lawyer, César Reyes Sandoval, filed a writ of habeas corpus for illegal detention.

Salvadoran Cardinal Gregorio Rosa Chávez indicates that the Catholic Church in his country will welcome Nicaraguans fleeing the sociopolitical crisis.

Monsignor Rolando Álvarez, Bishop of the Diocese of Matagalpa and Jorge Solórzano, of Granada insist that the National Dialogue is the way out of the crisis that Nicaragua is going through.

Supporters of the Government party verbally assaulted Monsignor Rolando Álvarez when the National Police stopped the vehicle in which he was mobilized.

Carlos Brenes, retired colonel of the Sandinista Popular Army, accused of being a terrorist by the Government of Nicaragua, was a guerrilla and military officer of rank in the two wars in Nicaragua and a respected figure among the ranks of the military entity.

The Jubilee South Americas Network expresses its concern about the effects generated by the sociopolitical crisis in Nicaragua and demands the clarification of each one of the crimes.

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