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Burundi: 10 Years On, Justice Denied for Murdered Activist

(Nairobi) – The government of Burundi has failed to deliver justice for the killing of Ernest Manirumva, a Burundian anti-corruption activist, a decade ago. The emblematic case is an example of political interference with criminal investigations, especially in politically sensitive cases involving activists. Expand Funeral of Ernest Manirumva, vice-president of the Burundian civil society group OLUCOME, on April 13, 2009. Manirumva, who had helped to expose several cases of corruption in Burundi, was murdered at his home in Bujumbura on April 9, 2009. © 2009 OLUCOME Manirumva, a respected…

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