Five “political prisoners” released after a year detained in Nicaragua

At least 120 "political prisoners" remain locked up in Nicaraguan jails, after the release of the 5 from Ometepe Island, according to figures from the multidisciplinary group Monitoreo Azul y Blanco.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Five opponents considered "political prisoners" in Nicaragua were released on Sunday after a year in prison, and transferred by the authorities to their homes on the Island of Ometepe, announced attorney Yonarqui Martinez.

"They have already been released, I could not tell you the official figure because we have not had access, but they let us know that they are on their way to Ometepe Island, they are being guarded," Martinez reported.

The released "political prisoners" are Engel José López, Edman Jeancarlo Mora, Yubran Abel Mora, Edwin Javier Mora, and Amilcar Cerda, a transsexual known . . .

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