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SOS Media Burundi’s dangerous reporting mission

News is in short supply in Burundi, where the government closed down radio stations eight months ago and most station managers and reporters fled (...)

Published on 13 January 2016 Read


In new escalation, Burundian minister threatens French radio reporter

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is outraged by the Burundian government’s barely veiled threat against a visiting French radio journalist, the (...)

Published on 6 January 2016 Read


Burundian journalist held in DRC now in danger of being extradited

A technician with Radio Publique Africaine (RPA), a Burundian radio station that has been banned since April, Egide Mwemero was arrested two a (...)

Published on 30 December 2015 Read


Six months later, newspaper editor is questioned about coup attempt

Antoine Kaburahe, the editor of the weekly Iwacu, the only independent media outlet still functioning in Burundi, was questioned for two hours (...)

Published on 16 November 2015 Read


RFI and AFP file torture complaint in Burundi

Reporters Without Borders supports the initiative taken by Radio France Internationale and Agence France-Presse in an attempt to obtain justice (...)

Published on 20 October 2015 Read


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

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