250 writers, artists and journalists sign a letter of support for Sergio Ramírez after the Order of Detention issued by Nicaragua

Some 250 writers, musicians, actors, journalists and diplomats have signed a public letter of support for the writer and Exvicresident Nicaraguan Sergio Ramírez

250 writers, artists and journalists sign a letter of support for Sergio Ramírez after the Order of Detention issued by Nicaragua

Some 250 writers, musicians, actors, journalists and diplomats have signed a public letter of support for the writer and Exvicresident Nicaraguan Sergio Ramírez, after the arrest warrant of the Nicaragua Prosecutor's Office.

In the Manifesto, the signatories express their rejection of "the persecution carried out by the Government of Nicaragua against the writer", who have described "attack on freedom and an insult to intelligence". Likewise, the letter collects that Sergio Ramírez "is not only an intellectual of the first order", but also "a man committed to his country, whom he has rendered unforgettable services."

"The charges that have been made against him - and against almost forty political prisoners - are the palpable demonstration of the repressive drift of the regime, determined to silence their opponents through prison or forcing them to exile," he collects the letter signed by writers as The Nobel Literature Prize, Mario Vargas Llosa, Almudena Grandes, Luis Landero, Elsa Kreiman, Jose Manuel Fajardo, Manuel Rivas or Elvira Cute.

The letter adds to other manifestations of support to Sergio Ramírez, such as that of the Royal Spanish Academy that has protested before the Order of Detention and has demanded the "immediate uprising" of the measures adopted against the writer, awarded in 2017 with the prize Cervantes In addition to writers, they have subscribed the letter musicians as Víctor Manuel or Miguel Ríos, the Actress Aitana Sánchez Gijón, known journalists such as Javier Estefanía, Enric Juliana, Juan Cruz or Alex Grijelmo and Adriana Moscoso, General Director of Cultural Industries, Intellectual Property and Cooperation .

Likewise, the sociologist and critic of art, Gabriel Palumbo, the diplomat Guzmán Palacios, the literary critic Juan Antonio Masoliver Ródenas and Ramón Jáuregui, president of the Euro-America Foundation, among others, which also has nationality, which also has nationality? Spanish, was a Sandinista revolutionary and vice president of his country between 1985 and 1990. The Prosecutor's Office of Nicaragua asked Ramírez's detention last Wednesday to "conspire" and "incite hatred", in a movement that Exvicresident has attributed to political movements On the part of the "dictatorship" of Daniel Ortega.

Updated Date: 21 September 2021, 09:43

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