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Cross-border cooperation in suppressing media coverage

Reporters Without Borders joins its Congolese partner, Journalist in Danger (JED), in condemning the arbitrary arrests of three journalists, one (...)

Published on 14 October 2015 Read


Burundian government steps up offensive against freedom of information

In recent weeks, the government has been tightening its grip on the media outlets and journalists that are still operating in Burundi despite the (...)

Published on 11 September 2015 Read


RFI and AFP correspondent beaten by security men in Bujumbura

“We are dismayed and outraged to learn of this disgraceful attack on the RFI and AFP correspondent, which was tantamount to an act of torture,” (...)

Published on 3 August 2015 Read


Any future for Burundi’s media after presidential election?

Burundi’s privately-owned radio stations are still silent although President Pierre Nkurunziza succeeded in forcing the country to hold an (...)

Published on 29 July 2015 Read


Postponed elections in Burundi, an "insufficient gesture"

While the privately-owned media remain closed, the presidential election that was to have been held today has been postponed by the government (...)

Published on 15 July 2015 Read


Radio reporter is target of death threats, grenade attack

Reporters Without Borders condemns a grenade attack last night on Voice of America correspondent Diane Nininahazwe, the latest target of the (...)

Published on 26 June 2015 Read


Burundi’s last broadcaster under attack

Reporters Without Borders is worried by influential presidential media adviser Willy Nyamitwe’s scarcely veiled threats against Radio Télé (...)

Published on 25 June 2015 Read


Another nail in the coffin of independent information in Burundi

Burundi’s leading privately-owned radio and TV stations are not only still forcibly closed but now they are also being banned from using the (...)

Published on 10 June 2015 Read

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