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Burundi: Fear of further torture and ill-treatment: Reverend Josias Nduwimana

, Index number: AFR 16/022/1997

There is concern for the safety of Reverend Josias Nduwimana, a member of the Eglise evangelique des amis du Burundi, a Quaker church, who was arrested on 19 June in Kibimba church, Kibimba, Gitega province. Following his arrest he is reported to have been ill-treated at a nearby military camp before being transferred to Muramvya prison, Muramvya province. He has not been charged and the motive behind his arrest is not clear.

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