(UA 248/11) Great News! Journalist Released in Burundi

Victory
May 17, 2011

(UA 248/11) Great News! Journalist Released in Burundi

Jean-Claude Kavumbagu, the editor of a Burundian online news agency, Netpress, was released from prison on 16 May 2011. He had been detained since July 2010 after suggesting that the Burundian security forces could not defend the country.