Burundian journalists charged with undermining state security

Four journalists in Burundi and their driver were charged Saturday with undermining state security, according to their newspaper and Human Rights Watch.

The journalists for Iwacu, one of the few remaining private media organizations in the East African nation, were arrested earlier this week in Bubanza province, in northwestern Burundi, where they had gone to report on clashes between the army and a rebel group.

The journalists were headed to the Kibira natural reserve, where there were report…

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