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Burundi - Attempt to wear down journalist's defenders suspected after second adjournment

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is appalled by yesterday's decision by a court in the central city of Gitega to again adjourn radio journalist Hassan Ruvakuki's appeal against his conviction on a terrorism charge. It was the second time in ten days that the case has been adjourned after a one-day hearing. "This latest postponement of Ruvakuki's appeal is an outrage," Reporters Without Borders director-general Christophe Deloire said. "It is based on a ridiculous pretext that points to political (...)

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