IAPA denounces massive closure of radio stations in Nicaragua – El Sol de México

The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) denounced the closure of 11 radio stations and four cable television channels in Nicaragua as “part of a campaign to eliminate all vestiges of an independent press”.

Most of the seasons confiscated in the department of Matagalpa belong to the Catholic Churchan action framed in a “climate of police aggression against catholic temples and priests“, alerted the SIP.

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“With a single blow, the Nicaraguan Government created a new informative desert in the interior of the country, where the closed stations provided a valuable community service to thousands of people,” said Jorge Canahuati, president of the YEP.

Last Monday, the Police also violently entered the Jesús de la Divina Misericordia parish, in Sébaco, to confiscate the equipment of Radio Católica, the statement said.

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