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Whistleblower Barrister Expelled for Denoucing Dictatorial Trends in Burundi

Isidore Rufyikiri, Barrister at the Bujumbura Court in Burundi has been expelled from the Bar Association for denouncing dictatorial practices by the regime in power [fr] :

J'ai osé dénoncer ce que les autres n'osent pas dénoncer, à savoir la dérive vers l'instauration d'un régime dictatorial au Burundi et la mise en place d'une milice à l'instar des Interahamwe du Rwanda

I dared to denounce what others do not dare to speak of, namely the drift towards the establishment of a dictatorial regime in Burundi and the establishment of a militia like the Interahamwe in Rwanda

According to the ministry of justice, the reason for his expulsion is that his message threatened homeland security.

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