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Burundi - Postponed elections in Burundi, an "insufficient gesture"

Reporters without borders
While the privately-owned media remain closed, the presidential election that was to have been held today has been postponed by the government until 21 July. Reporters Without Borders and 16 other NGOs that signed an appeal for dialogue regard the postponement as “insufficient” because it does not allow time for a real democratic dialogue. They are concerned about the impact that these elections will have on Burundi's stability and the future of its democracy. Six day postponement of (...)

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