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CPJ calls on Burundi’s new president to free Iwacu journalists, respect press freedom

July 16, 2020 His Excellency Évariste NdayishimiyePresident of the Republic of Burundi Via Email: presidence@burundi.gov.bi Dear President Ndayishimiye, We at the Committee to Protect Journalists, an independent non-governmental organization that champions press freedom around the world, note your inauguration pledges to promote human rights, respect freedom of opinion, and guarantee justice for all citizens. We…

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