Nicaragua: Journalist arrested for covering Catholic Church march sentenced to eight years in prison

  • Source: VOA
  • August 18, 2023

"Nicaraguan journalist Víctor Ticay, arrested during Holy Week after covering a religious activity of the Catholic Church, was sentenced to eight years in prison, family sources told Voice of America who in turn asked not to be identified.

Ticay was convicted of treason and false news. For the first charge, the reporter was sentenced to five years in prison; and for the second, three years."

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