Ordinary citizens have no access to justice, says justice expert

10-11-2017 The Observatory for Government Action (OAG) alongside the Association of Catholic Jurists of Burundi (AJCB) calls on Burundi Government to increase the budget allocated to the Ministry of Justice to ensure that total population has access to justice. A large number of the Burundian population does not have access (...)

Prisoners kept in jail after serving sentence decry injustice

06-24-2017 Prisoners claim a failure to manage prison sentences and release detainees on time is prevalent in Burundi. Five prisoners who have served two year sentences for their contribution to the failed coup of 2015 are still in prison more than a month after their two-year terms ended. They are (...)