Experts: Nicaragua Electoral System Needs A “Comprehensive” Overhaul

(Alexandria, Virginia) After last week's municipal elections in Nicaragua, Global Rule of Law and Liberty Legal Defend Fund (Fund) attorneys and fellow lawyers in Nicaragua are concerned for the safety and well-being of opposition leaders. In a report by a team of 60 electoral experts and other Organization of American States, Electoral Observation Mission (OAS/EOM) officials … Continue reading Experts: Nicaragua Electoral System Needs A “Comprehensive” Overhaul

INTERPOL Case Spotlight

Roberto Bendaña McEwan, a U.S. citizen, is a successful businessman who was born and raised in Nicaragua. He has led and been involved in numerous civil society groups promoting active participation in national politics. In September 2013, Bendaña was wrongfully charged by the Nicaraguan government  and denied a fair trial. Nicaragua later requested an INTERPOL … Continue reading INTERPOL Case Spotlight