BURUNDI : One Year on, 4 Iwacu Media Group Journalists Remain in Jail

On September 22, it was exactly 11 months since four journalists from the Iwacu Press Group were jailed at the Bubanza prison in the Western part of Burundi. Pleas by the family and journalists advocacy groups and human rights organizations have remained unheeded by the authorities.  Agnès Ndirubusa from the political service, Christine Kamikazi from […]

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BURUNDI: Lack of Information, Abuse of Other Rights Continue Unabated

For Burundians,  the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) marked on September 28,2020 meant very little given the continuing climate of human rights violations. Residents of the city of Bujumbura, the country’s economic capital, deplore lack of access to information. They say that efforts by journalists to educate the public are hampered by […]

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