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US: Nicaragua’s Surrounding of Church Sheltering Protesters Is ‘Unacceptable’ 

The United States is deeply concerned about protesters on a hunger strike in a church in Nicaragua who have been unable to access water or electricity, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said Thursday, adding that the U.S. would use economic and diplomatic means to support democracy in the country led by President Daniel Ortega.

“The Ortega regime’s siege of a place of worship is unacceptable, as are the arrests of more than a dozen individuals who were attempting to aid the hunger strikers,” Morgan Ortagus said in a statement on the protests read more >>>

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