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Burundi - National Assembly passes new media law

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders joins the Union of Burundian Journalists (UBJ) in welcoming the new media law that the National Assembly adopted unanimously on 4 March. It replaces a June 2013 media law of which several controversial clauses were quashed by the Constitutional Court in January 2014 in response to a petition by the UBJ. Problematic provisions concerning the confidentiality of journalists' sources, the National Council for Communication and heavy fines for media offences have been (...)

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