TAGS: Individuals at Risk, Urgent Action Network • Censorship and Free Speech, Prisoners of Conscience • Burundi •

President of Political Opposition Group in Burundi released (UA 318/08)

April 14, 2011

Alexis Sinduhije, President of the political opposition group Movement for Security and Democracy, was released and the…

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Alexis Sinduhije, President of the political opposition group Movement for Security and Democracy, was released and the charges against him were dropped. He was arrested on 3 November and charged on 11 November with showing “contempt for the Head of the State.”

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