Bianca Jaguar, who is committed to defending human rights in Nicaragua, is urging the international community to oppose the brutal repression perpetrated by the president for the fourth time in a row.
Born in Nicaragua, Bianca Jaguar has for years condemned the authoritarian slide of Daniel Ortega, the nation’s president since 2006 and a fourth consecutive candidate in November after ruling from 1985 to 1990. 1970s art world film (later married to Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger and Andy Warhol’s friend), he quickly moved beyond this image to engage in humanitarian struggles. He heads a trust named after him and has been appointed by the Council of Europe as a Goodwill Ambassador. From his home in London, he spoke Publication, After a wave of arrests of enemies in Nicaragua in recent weeks.
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