Three journalists sentenced to "preventative detention"
July 29, 2002 12:00 PM ET
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is deeply concerned about your government's continued harassment of independent journalists.
On July 23, Robert Sebufirira, Elly MacDowell Kalisa, and Emmanuel Munyaneza, all journalists with the independent weekly Umuseso, were sentenced to 30 days of "preventative detention" by a court in Rwanda's capital, Kigali. They are currently in the city's central prison.
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