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February 9, 2021

A protester takes part in a demonstration to demand the release of political prisoners, the cessation of violence in the north of the country and in honour 16-year-old student Matt Romero, who was shot dead a year ago during clashes between anti-government protesters and riot police and paramilitaries, in Managua on September 21, 2019. – The Central American country plunged into crisis in April 2018 after widespread opposition protests broke out, and a brutal crackdown over the next four months by President Daniel Ortega’s troops left 325 people dead, 800 in prison and thousands in exile.