France calls on Burundi to free French and British journalists

Burundi/arrest of a French and a British journalist – Statement by M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development

Paris, 29 January 2016

We were concerned to learn of the arrest in Burundi of the French journalist, Jean-Philippe Rémy, and British photographer Philip Moore.

I call on the Burundi authorities to release them immediately.

Diplomatic initiatives are under way./.

Published on 22/04/2016

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