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Burundi: Prominent journalist must be released: Bob Rugurika
23 January 2015

Bob Rugurika, director of African Public Radio (Radio Publique Africaine, RPA), has been detained since 20 January after broadcasting investigative ...

Urgent Action       AFR 16/001/2015

Burundi: Pierre Claver Mbonimpa is a prisoner of conscience
22 August 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT AFR 16/003/2014 22 August 2014. Pierre Claver Mbonimpa is a prisoner ...

Public Statement       AFR 16/003/2014

Burundi: Locked down: A shrinking of political space
29 July 2014

Political space in Burundi is shrinking. In the build-up to the 2015 presidential, legislative and communal elections, Amnesty International has documented ...

Report       AFR 16/002/2014

Amnesty International | Burundi: Fears mount amid escalating ...
29 July 2014

Burundi's ruling party is perpetrating a relentless campaign of intimidation against government critics and its youth wing is carrying out crimes with impunity ...

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Burundi: Fears mount amid escalating political violence and ...
29 July 2014

Burundi's ruling party is perpetrating a relentless campaign of intimidation against government critics and its youth wing is carrying out crimes with impunity ...

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Burundi: Human rights defender detained: Pierre-Claver ...
19 May 2014

Pierre-Claver Mbonimpa, a Burundian human rights defender, was arrested during the night of 15 to 16 May and is detained on spurious charges relating ...

Urgent Action       AFR 16/001/2014

Amnesty International | Burundi: Freedom of expression under ...
30 April 2013

A new press law that would severely limit the activities of journalists in Burundi poses a grave threat to freedom of expression, Amnesty International ...

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Burundi: Freedom of expression under threat from new press ...
30 April 2013

A draft law that includes new press-related crimes and exorbitant fines for journalists who violate them looks set to be signed off by Burundi's President ...

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Burundi: Further information: Journalists at risk from restrictive ...
25 April 2013

A draft press law which would severely limit the activities of journalists has been adopted by the Burundian Senate and is expected to be promulgated ...

Urgent Action       AFR 16/002/2013

Burundi: Journalists at risk from restrictive new law
18 April 2013

A draft press law which would severely limit the activities of journalists is soon to be debated by the Burundian Senate. It could make journalists criminally ...

Urgent Action       AFR 16/001/2013