In Burundi put in prison students.
The authorities in Burundi have imprisoned the secondary school students for what they painted in the textbook photos of President Pierre Nkurunziza.
The authorities in Burundi have imprisoned a group of high school students because they painted in the textbook photos of President Pierre Nkurunziza, the BBC reported. Teens aged 14 to 19 years were arrested on Friday. Later, the court released six under the age of majority.
All the students were charged with insulting the head of state. For this crime in Burundi is threatened by imprisonment for the term from six months to five years and fines of up to $ 32. USA.
“Justice must prevail. The king is next to God. Now we have no kings, they were replaced by the President. Therefore, he is in second place after God. These children have committed a serious crime. We will consult with judicial authorities and parents in order to find a solution, ” – said the Governor of the province Emmanuel Niyungeko.
The photo of the President, which spoiled pupils, was printed in one of the textbooks that was used by several classes