Burundi: Further information on fear of torture / ill-treatment and new concerns: harsh prison conditions/ medical concern

By Amnesty International, , Index number: AFR 16/020/2006

Astère Majambere, Jean Berchmans Bangirinama, Daniel Ntirandekura, Clément Misigaro, Euphrem Ndayize, Norbert Nkeshimana, Michel Ndagijimana, Onésime Nsengiyumva, Emmanuel Nzeyimana, Narson Ndizeye and Bernard Ndayisenga were reportedly transferred from Ngozi military camp in northern Burundi to Ngozi Police Station on 10 November. According to reports, they are being held in unsanitary conditions, are not being fed properly, and do not have access to medical treatment. Amnesty International fears that the men are also at risk from torture or ill-treatment.

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