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Burundi: Further information on prisoners of conscience/detention without charge

, Index number: AFR 16/009/2006

Both Thacien Sibomana (m) and Poppon Mudugu (m) were released from Gitega Prison on 31 May where they were being held for "threatening state security". Both men each paid 20,000 Burundian francs as bail. Their lawyer has stated that the release will be permanent as no formal charges were brought against them.

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