Mbonimpa, president of the human rights group APRODH, has been an outspoken critic of abuses by the government, including during recent events. In addition, news and other reports were consulted. After thorough deliberation, Iwacu restarted its activities on 19 th May, despite worries about the security of journalists. In the meantime, the University of Burundi in the country's capital has been closed in a further attempt to contain the protests. African Arguments. Sign up right here. Got an opinion about the stories making headlines? The Army in — Rama Isibo ramaisibo 27 Avril A day after the failed coup attempt of 13 th May, three influential radio stations and one widely watched private television channel were destroyed, reportedly by policemen and military said to be loyal to president Pierre Nkurunziza. For months, Burundians have been demonstrating against President Nkurunziza trying to secure a third term in office.
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Radio silence: Burundi's media during the election crisis radios Radio Publique Africaine (RPA), Bonesha FM and Radio Isanganiro. President Pierre Nkurunziza will not run for re-election.
Mireille Kanyange is a journalist and reporter for Radio Isanganiro in Burundi. is what Burundi would gain by accelerating the geographical transition · The electoral code of May 20, provides for a recourse against the registration on.
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This week the Burundian authorities resorted to suspending access to social media such as Facebook and Twitter as well as instant messaging services such as Whatsapp. Please make sure to include your name and your country. Iwacu Press Group, the principal newspaper in Burundi, suspended activities after the attempted coup because of security concerns.
On Wednesday 20th May President Nkurunziza appeared on television to give a national address.
Authorities also shut down African Public Radio (RPA), the country's main Burundi's presidential election is currently scheduled for June. Burundi's National Intelligence Service has accused Radio Isanganiro editor Joseph Nsabiyabandi of stirring up public opinion and inciting.
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More info OK. November 25, In the meantime, the University of Burundi in the country's capital has been closed in a further attempt to contain the protests. By Alex de Waal. Several witnesses said the army was also in the streets of the capital Monday, but that troops were protecting — not attacking — the protesters.
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|We had done nothing wrong. The police are now in the building. The fear of not knowing what is happening is one of the main factors pushing people to flee the country.
Blog 17 Oct. Research for this report was conducted from 15 — 23 June and was based on interviews with journalists and other actors in both Burundi and Rwanda.
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