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March, 2013: Journalist Sentenced to Life for Terrorism Released

African Public Radio

May 5, 2013 — http://www.france24.com/en/20130306-burundi-rfi-journalist-released-prison-hassan-ruvakuki

RFI journalist freed from Burundi prison
RFI journalist freed from Burundi prison
Burundian journalist Hassan Ruvakuki, who had been sentenced to life in jail on terrorism charges, was freed on Wednesday, his lawyer said. "I thank the prosecutor general who has just freed Hassan Ruvakuki," the journalist's lawyer Fabien Segatwa said. The lawyer said the decision was taken "to enable Ruvakuki to go for medical care".
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