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Burundi - Radio station director freed on bail after a month in prison

Reporters without borders
After being held for four weeks, Radio Publique Africaine director Bob Rugurika was released on bail today from Muramvya prison and was greeted by a large crowd on his arrival in the capital. A Bujumbura appeal court had ordered his conditional release yesterday. “We are delighted that Bob Rugurika has been reunited with his loved-ones. Still, we we call on the Burundian authorities to drop all the absurd charges against him and stop it attempts to gag the media,” said Cléa Kahn-Sriber, the (...)

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