Monday, February 20, 2012

#Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza To Visit London - Will Cameron Lock The Media In The Closet AGAIN ?


Last month, Burundi opposition leader Alexis Sinduhije was arrested and detained in Tanzania at the request of the Burundian government. He was unlawfully detained in Tanzania and subsequently released when no charges were laid against him. These arrests seem to be part of a pattern common in Burundi over the past few years — a pattern of harassment of political opposition members, lawyers and media organisations using all arms of the criminal justice system: The courts, prosecutors and the police.
Various human-rights organisations and representatives of the United Nations itself, have raised concern about the harassment of the media and lawyers in Burundi and the subsequent restriction of freedom of expression. Journalists and lawyers are often intimidated or arrested and detained in what is thought to be a response to stories or actions that are perceived to be critical of the more


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