Agathon Rwasa

Ce site web publie les atrocités des rebelles FNL du Burundi et mène une campagne pour traduire en justice le dirigeant des FNL, Agathon Rwasa. Nous essayons aussi de mettre à nue la question d'impunité en génerale. This website aims to highlight atrocities by the Burundian FNL rebels, and campaigns to see FNL leader Agathon Rwasa brought to justice. We also aim to highlight the issue of impunity worldwide.

Saturday, June 03, 2006

Turning justice on its head: Journalists are jailed while war criminals are rewarded with cabinet posts and immunity from prosecution.

As the FNL steps up its killings of civilians in an apparent bid to strengthen its bargaining position at the "peace talks" in Tanzania, the Burundian government has jailed yet another of its critics on spurious grounds. Outspoken Agence Burundaise de Presse journalist Aloys Kabura was arrested earlier this week and charged with "rebellion" after criticising the government over the detention and beating of a number of his fellow journalists, and running an exposé over alleged police complicity in cross-border smuggling.

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