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Burundi: Disclose Whereabouts of Journalist (UA 183/16)
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.
Amnesty International is concerned about the fairness of proceedings leading to the trial and conviction of Leonard Peltier, an Ashinabe-Lakota Native American who was convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
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