Incident: Parish Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima in Wiwillí desecrated

General Information
Title: Parish Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima in Wiwillí desecrated
Country: Nicaragua
State/Province: Nueva Segovia
City: Wiwilí
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Date of Incident: 2020-06-11
Security Level: Public
Summary:
The Diocesan Parish Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima in Wiwillí, Nueva Segovia was desecrated. The perpetrators broke the tabernacle and threw the consecrated hosts on the floor. The parish oruest José Iván Centeno, stated that the act "was disguised as an act of robbery to hide their attacks", referring to people linked to the Daniel Ortega regime.
Nature of Incidents
Killings: 0
(Attempts) to destroy, vandalize or desecrate places of worship or religious buildings: 1
Closed places of worship or religious buildings: 0
Arrests/detentions: 0
Sentences: 0
Abductions: 0
Sexual assaults/harassment: 0
Forced marriages: 0
Other forms of attack (physical or mental abuse) 0
Attacked houses/property of faith adherents: 0
Attacked shops, businesses or institutions of faith adherents: 0
Forced to leave home: 0
Forced to leave country: 0
Non-physical violence : 0
Responsible Actor Category
Responsible Actor Name: FSLN party militants
Responsible actor category: Government officials
Religion of Victim(s)
Religion of victim(s): Christian (Catholic)
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