As Burundi goes to the polls, journalism is a high-risk job

Parliamentary and local elections take place in Burundi today after two months of protests and in defiance of international calls for the polls to be postponed. Here our correspondent, Désiré Nimubona, reflects on the challenges of operating as an independent journalist in a country where all media voices except those operated by the state have been silenced. Amid threats and attacks, dozens of reporters have fled to neighbouring states.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.irinnews.org

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