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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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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 ...

Press Release      

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 ...

Story      

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