Hassan Ruvakuki

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Hassan Ruvakuki

September 18, 2019 9:47 PM ET

Agents from the Burundian National Intelligence Service arrested Ruvakuki, a reporter for the private broadcaster Radio Bonesha and correspondent for the French government-funded Radio France Internationale, as he covered a press conference in the capital, Bujumbura, according to local journalists....

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South Sudan government warning: Don't interview rebels

March 14, 2014 10:27 AM ET

Last week, South Sudanese Information Minister Michael Makuei warned reporters in the capital, Juba, not to interview the opposition or face possible arrest or expulsion from the country. According to the minister, a lawyer by profession, broadcast interviews with...

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Attacks on the Press in 2013: Burundi

February 12, 2014 2:10 AM ET

Burundi's climate of press freedom deteriorated under President Pierre Nkurunziza in 2013. In June, the president signed into law a severely restrictive bill that forces journalists to reveal sources and places heavy fines and prison sentences on coverage the government...

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Attaques contre la presse en 2013: Burundi

12 février 2014 1h32 ET

En 2013 au Burundi, sous la présidence de Pierre Nkurunziza, la liberté de la presse s’est gravement détériorée. En juin, le président a promulgué une loi extrêmement restrictive, qui oblige les journalistes à révéler leurs sources, et inflige de lourdes...

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Le journaliste burundais Ruvakuki libéré

6 mars 2013 18h56 ET

Nairobi, le 6 mars 2013-- Les autorités burundaises ont aujourd'hui libéré Hassan Ruvakuki, un journaliste qui a été emprisonné pendant 16 mois sous des accusations liées à son interview avec un chef rebelle. Les circonstances de sa libération n'étaient...

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Burundi journalist Ruvakuki freed from jail

March 6, 2013 3:46 PM ET

Nairobi, March 6, 2013--Burundian authorities today released Hassan Ruvakuki, a reporter who has been imprisoned for 16 months on charges related to his interview with a rebel leader. The circumstances of the release were not immediately clear, and the...

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CPJ Impact

March 1, 2013 12:15 PM ET

News from the Committee to Protect Journalists, February 2013 CPJ launches 2013 edition of Attacks on the Press An unprecedented rise in the number of journalists killed and imprisoned in the past year coupled with restrictive legislation and state...

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La police burundaise agresse les journalistes qui marchent pour soutenir Ruvakuki

20 février 2013 18h52 ET

Tom Rhodes/Consultant du CPJ pour l'Afrique de l'Est Mardi dernier, les journalistes burundais ont encore marché, une action hebdomadaire qu'ils mènent depuis trois semaines pour protester  contre l'emprisonnement d'un de leurs confrères, Hassan Ruvakuki, incarcéré depuis le 28 novembre...

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Burundi police attack journalists marching for Ruvakuki

February 20, 2013 6:07 PM ET

On Tuesday, Burundi's press corps did what it has done for the past three weeks: protest the imprisonment of one of its own. Hassan Ruvakuki is a reporter jailed since November 28, 2011 on anti-state charges; for the first...

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Attacks on the Press: Between Insurgents, Governments

February 14, 2013 12:05 AM ET

The rise of extremist groups who target journalists is a potent risk. By Mohamed Keita...

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