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Burundi: Fear of "disappearance": Melchior Bigirimana

, Index number: AFR 16/030/1996

The above, a 36-year-old engineer who returned to Burundi from exile in Zaire on 1 November 1996, has not been seen since 5 November. Melchior Bigirimana has not been traced to any detention centre in Bujumbura and Amnesty International fears that he is at risk of "disappearance" and extrajudicial execution.

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