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Burundi: Fear for safety

, Index number: AFR 16/029/1996

Jean-Baptiste Bigirimana, catechist of the Roman Catholic church, Jovin (family name not known), deacon of the Roman Catholic church: On 19 October 1996, the above were reportedly kidnapped in separate incidents by members of the security forces in Rutegama. They have not been seen since and Amnesty International fears that the two men are at risk of "disappearance" and extrajudicial execution.

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