Last Updated: November 26, 2023
Director at Canal 8 and Difuso Comunicaciones. Leader of the 4th of May Sandinista Movement. He has contributed to restricting freedom of expression and freedom of the media.
Son of president Daniel Ortega and the First Lady and Vice President Rosario Murillo. Director of one of the main propaganda TV stations, Canal 8, and the leader of the 4th of May Sandinista Movement. In his position, he has contributed to restricting freedom of expression and freedom of the media. He has publicly threatened Nicaraguan businesspers...
(Date of UN designation: 2021-08-02)
Date of listing
Restrictive measures in view of the situation in Nicaragua
EU country specific
Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Restrictions on admission
- 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.
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...