The crackdown particularly continues to target the Catholic Church, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom says in a comprehensive report.
The Ortega regime is not only a threat for human rights. Now it threatens regional and global stability as well.
Bishop of Matagalpa, in “permanent fasting,” says the regime wants a “dumb church”—and is harassed by the police.
The rare move came after the diplomat had been slandered and even beaten, and is a sign Ortega’s regime is no longer interested in pretending there is religious liberty in the country.