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Francisca Ramírez, coordinator of the Council for the Defence of Our Land, Lake and Sovereignty, reported that the Nicaraguan police damaged and took possession of a pickup truck and another truck which she uses for her work, without notice. The retention of her vehicles could constitute an act of reprisal for her work as a human rights defender, and any further harassment could put her physical integrity at risk.
Guantánamo is perhaps the most infamous icon of abuses resulting from the 'war on terror'. Instead of justice, Guantánamo has given the world torture, indefinite detention and unfair trials.