Nicaragua’s government has arrested a dozen opposition leaders. Their relatives don’t know where they are.

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from The Washington Post,

A parade of eight patrol cars squealed into Juan Sebastián Chamorro’s neighborhood in Nicaragua’s capital city last week and then surrounded his home. Officers pounded on his gate, shouting, while others jumped the wall.

Chamorro, 50, knelt on the ground with his hands up yelling, “I’m here, I’m here!”

The arrest was no surprise: For the past eight months, Nicaraguan police had been posted outside his gated community in Managua, following the economist and pre-presidential candidate wherever he went. In recent weeks, Chamorro could only leave his home with police authorization, his wife said.

Now, a week after his arrest, his wife says she has no idea where he is or what the police have done with him.

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