Burundi: Girls jailed for defacing President’s photo freed

Officials in Burundi have freed the three schoolgirls detained for scribbling on President Pierre Nkurunziza’s photo. The schoolchildren were arrested in Kirundo province, in Burundi‚Äôs northeast for an act authorities said was insulting to the President. They had scribbled over images of President Pierre Nkurunziza printed in their school text books. Seven of the schoolchildren … Continue reading Burundi: Girls jailed for defacing President’s photo freed