Calls for Immediate Reinstatement of Banned Media in Burundi
Amnesty International has said the decision to block broadcasts from two international media organizations and extend restrictions on their operations in the country, is nothing more than a ploy to stifle freedom of expression, which has been under siege since the start of the political crisis in April 2015.
A UN commission of inquiry on Burundi says the government of President Pierre Nkurunziza is becoming more repressive and this does not bode well for elections in 2020. Read more »
The ban, which takes effect on May 7, suspends the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and the Voice Of America (VOA) from broadcasting in the country because of "falling short ... Read more »