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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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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

Amnesty International assessment of states' implementation of ...
19 November 2012

In its submissions, Amnesty International endeavours to assess the level of implementation of recommendations made by other states in the first Universal ...

Report       IOR 41/021/2012

Suggested recommendations to States considered in the 15th ...
19 November 2012

In this document Amnesty International makes recommendations to the governments of different states about ratification of international human rights ...

Report       IOR 41/029/2012

Burundi: Time for change: a human rights review: Submission ...
9 July 2012

In the four years since Burundi's human rights record was first assessed under the Universal Periodic Review, impunity for human rights violations – ...

Report       AFR 16/003/2012

Report 2012: No longer business as usual for tyranny and ...
24 May 2012

Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights.

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Amnesty International | Burundi: Verdict in activist's Killing ...
23 May 2012

The verdict on 22 May, 2012 in the trial of those accused of killing Ernest Manirumva, a Burundian anti-corruption activist, has been a missed opportunity ...

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