Q&A: Bianca Jagger

The human rights campaigner says Nicaragua’s general election is a farce and is calling on the international community to declare it illegitimate

The World Today Updated 19 November 2021 Published 5 November 2021 3 minute READ

Roxanne Escobales

Former Editor, The World Today, Communications and Publishing

Bianca Jagger

Founder and President, Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation

Why are you asking Nicaraguans not to vote?

I’m calling on the Nicaraguan people to stay home on Sunday, November 7 to send a clear message to the dictator, Daniel Ortega, and his accomplice, Rosario Murillo, that we refuse to be complicit in their illegitimate electoral process.

I am calling on the international community to declare this electoral farce illegitimate

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