Court rules Nicaraguan bishop charged with conspiracy will stand trial

Court rules Nicaraguan bishop charged with conspiracy will stand trial Bishop Rolando Álvarez of Matagalpa, Nicaragua, a frequent critic of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, prays at a Catholic church in Managua May 20, 2022. A Nicaraguan court ruled January 10, 2023, that Bishop Álvarez, who is under house arrest for his criticism of the government, will stand trial on charges of conspiracy and spreading false information. Photo: OSV News/Maynor Valenzuela, Reuters
A court ruled at a January 10 hearing that a Nicaraguan bishop, who has been detained since August, will stand trial on the charges of spreading false information and conspiracy. Bishop Rolando Álvarez of Matagalpa, who has been accused of “conspiracy to undermine national integrity” and “to spread fake news” appeared wearing a white shirt…
Click here to subscribe