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Burundi - Anger and puzzlement over life sentence passed on French radio's reporter

Reporters without borders
Radio France Internationale (RFI) and Reporters Without Borders are very angry about the sentence of life imprisonment that a court in the eastern city of Cankuzo passed yesterday on Hassan Ruvakuki, a reporter for Bonesha FM and RFI's Swahili service, on a charge of “participating in acts of terrorism.” His lawyer plans to appeal. Representatives of RFI, France's international public radio broadcaster, and Reporters Without Borders learned of the sentence yesterday in the capital, Bujumbura, (...)

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