Tuesday, 21 June 2016

Burundi children in prison for ‘insulting’ president

From OMEGA SSUUNA in Bujumbura, Burundi BUJUMBURA, (CAJ News) – SOME Ugandan schoolchildren could spend up to ten years in prison following their arrest for allegedly defacing pictures of Pierre Nkurunziza in their books. Aged between 14 and 19, they face charges of “insulting” the president. The children are among many political prisoners that remain […]

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