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UA 180/94 - Burundi: legal concern / torture: Emile Bucumi, Sadiki Likango, Joseph Nyandwi, Sadiki Ndikumana, Theogene Uwimana, Pontien Ndayegamiye, Pierre Nzisabira, Jean-Marie Nibirantije, Alexandre Manirakiza and 18 others

, Index number: AFR 16/011/1994

The ten people named above and 18 others were arrested on 29 April 1994 by members of the security forces during an operation to disarm armed civilians in Kamenge suburb of Bujumbura. Tehy are being held at the Gendarmerie's Special Investigation Brigade 9BSR), and there is concern at reports that some or all of them have been subjected to sever beatings. They have not been charged or referred to a judicial authority.

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