Rights group calls for pressure on Nicaragua’s Ortega over pre-election crackdown.

A poster promotes presidential candiate and current President Daniel Ortega on the side of a bus, in Managua, Nicaragua, Thursday, June 17, 2021. In recent weeks, Nicaragua President Daniel Ortega's government has rounded up 13 opposition leaders, including four presidential challengers for the Nov. 7 elections. They face allegations ranging from money laundering to crimes against the state. (AP Photo/Miguel Andres).
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A poster promotes presidential candiate and current President Daniel Ortega on the side of a bus, in Managua, Nicaragua, Thursday, June 17, 2021. In recent weeks, Nicaragua President Daniel Ortega's government has rounded up 13 opposition leaders, including four presidential challengers for the Nov. 7 elections. They face allegations ranging from money laundering to crimes against the state. (AP Photo/Miguel Andres).

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