The police shoot at the protesters and use tear gas.
Killed 10 people, another 88 wounded.
Nicaragua right now: the government and its followers oppressing those who are trying to peacefully protest, they’re tear gassing them, they’re setting buildings on fire, they’re cutting off electricity in places where protestors seek refuge, etc. #SOSNicaragua pic.twitter.com/6wLHUiNL2f
— sofzz (@sofiamc_) April 21, 2018
Protesters do not agree with the social security reform, which increases the amount of deductions to social insurance funds.
As well as four independent channels of Nicaragua, the authorities did not allow coverage of the protests.