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Nicaragua series pt 3: Church stands by opposition to Ortega

Nicaragua series pt 3: Church stands by opposition to Ortega
 
Riot police try to detain a protester in Managua Fuente: Reuters.

Nicaragua's opposition has been asking for President Daniel Ortega to step down for more than six months now. But the repression against it has been brutal.

Opponents to the regime have been arrested, jailed, injured and even killed, Amnesty International has reported.

One sector has stood by them all along: the Church. Its has had a key role in preventing more captures and deaths. Alix Hardy met with its members in Managua, Nicaragua in this third report in four-part series.


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