Daniel Ortega's war against journalism: 54 media outlets have been shut down

"On International Journalists' Day, the forced closures of media outlets, raids, confiscations and arrests of journalists in Nicaragua keep the national press and the international community on edge, while the country is the scene of a war by Daniel Ortega and [his wife] Rosario Murillo against freedom of the press and freedom of expression. (...) Ortega is governing for the fourth consecutive term and in the past sixteen years has closed 54 media outlets, newspapers, radio stations, television channels, and digital media, some of them through the cancellation of their operating licenses, others through economic asphyxiation and, most recently, by the military seizure of their facilities and confiscation of their assets."

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