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Good morning, this is Paula. On Thursday, the Human Rights Council will discuss an expert report on rights abuses in Nicaragua. We speak with Félix Maradiaga, a political activist released from prison a year ago and deported with over 200 other government opponents by the authoritarian regime.

Over in Abu Dhabi, a WTO official calms fears over the impact of clashes in the Rad Sea on trade. And a diplomat wonders what Switzerland’s soon-to-come peace summit for Ukraine can accomplish.

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Félix Maradiaga, Nicaraguan political activist and former political prisoner at the offices of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation, Geneva, 22 February 2024. (Geneva Solutions/Paula Dupraz-Dobias)

Nicaragua turning into a ‘tropical version of North Korea’. Ahead of the Human Rights Council hearing a report on the situation in Nicaragua, Félix Maradiaga, a political activist and former political prisoner, told Geneva Solutions that he hoped the international community could consider the government in the same light as other autocracies.

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