Jean-Claude Kavumbagu | Status: Released | Burundi

Following his July 2010 arrest, Jean-Claude Kavumbagu was charged with treason, which carries a life sentence in Burundi. Kavumbagu's trial was held on April 13, 2011. On May 13, 2011, the… More

Online Editor Sentenced and Released

On May 16, 2011, Jean-Claude Kavumbagu, editor of the online press agency Net Press, was released and acquitted of treason, though he was sentenced to eight months in prison… More

Online Editor Jailed for Treason

PEN International protests the continued detention of Jean-Claude Kavumbagu, editor of the online press agency Net Press, who was arrested on July 17, 2010. More

Online Editor Jailed for Defamation

International PEN protests the three-week detention of Jean-Claude Kavumbagu, editor of the online press agency Net Press, who was arrested on September 11, 2008 and charged with defamation. More

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