Burundi: Whereabouts of Burundian journalist unknown: Jean Bigirimana

Index Number: AFR 16/4596/2016

Jean Bigirimana, a journalist for the Burundian newspaper Iwacu, was last seen in Bugarama, Muramvya province, on 22 July. According to Iwacu, there are indications that Jean Bigirimana, who joined the newspaper less than a month ago, was arrested by security forces. The police spokesperson has however denied these allegations.

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