Last Updated: June 24, 2024

La Policía Nacional Nicaragüense

Aliases

National Police of Nicaragua; Policía Nacional de Nicaragua; Национална полиция на Никарагуа; Nicaraguas nationale politi; Nikaragujská státní policie; Nicaragua riiklik politsei; Nationalpolizei Nicaraguas; Εθνική Αστυνομία της Νικαράγουας; Nacionalna policija Nikaragve; Police nationale du Nicaragua; Nikaragvos nacionalinė policija; N...

Address

Managua, Nicaragua, WEB[http://www.policia.gob.ni/] (Headquarters)

Linked to

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv%3AOJ.LI.2022.005.01.0004.01.ENG&toc=OJ%3AL%3A2022%3A005I%3ATOC

Official reason

The National Police of Nicaragua is responsible for the degrading treatment, including physical and psychological torture, of those who opposed the Ortega regime. It is responsible for the unlawful imprisonment of presidential pre-candidates, civil society leaders, student and rural leaders or independent journalists without any legal and democrati...

Other Information

(Date of UN designation: 2022-01-10)

Date of listing

2022-01-10

Program information

Authority

EU

Program

Restrictive measures in view of the situation in Nicaragua

Regime

EU country specific

Target State

Nicaragua

Measures

Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Restrictions on admission

Sanctions Portfolio

- All assets of the listed persons and entities should be frozen. It is also prohibited to make any funds or assets directly or indirectly available to them. - Member States shall enforce travel restrictions on persons listed in the Annex of Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/1720.

Official Information

At the European Council on 21 January 2019, EU Member States condemned the muzzling of political opponents, independent media and civil society, and the use of anti-terrorist laws to repress dissenting opinions in the Republic of Nicaragua. In view of the continuing violations of human rights and civil liberties in the Republic of Nicaragua and to...

Program URL

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A02019D1720-20211013