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Burundi: Further Information: Human rights defender held in pre-trial detention: Nestor Nibitanga

, Index number: AFR 16/8292/2018

Burundian human rights defender Nestor Nibitanga has spent more than five months in pre-trial detention. He was arrested on 21 November 2017. Amnesty International believes the charges against him of “threatening state security” and “rebellion” are in relation to his human rights work.

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