Human Rights Payoff?

Southerland, Daniel
January 1978
New Republic;1/28/78, Vol. 178 Issue 4, p17
Focuses on the improvement in the human rights and political situations in Nicaragua. Negative impact of the assassination of opposition leader Pedro Joaquin Chamorro on the human rights movement; Chamorro's criticism against General Anastasio Somoza Debayle's human rights policy; Chamorro's belief that the U.S. played a role in the lifting of the martial law and suspension of press censorship; Announcement of Somoza's plan for resignation after the assassination of Chamorro.


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