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Police patrol the streets of Bujumbura in Burundi amid heightened violence

Police patrol the streets of Bujumbura in Burundi amid heightened violence

UNHCR condems attack on Burundi activist

05/08/2015 09:15

The office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR) has strongly condemned the serious attack against Pierre Claver Mbonhimpa, a human rights defender in Burundi who was badly injured after being shot four times

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A demonstrator raises her hands in the air as she faces soldiers in the Musaga neighborhood of Bujumbura, Burundi,

Protests continue in Burundi amid calls to halt elections

19/05/2015 12:32

More than 100 people gathered in Burundi’s capital in protest of the president's bid for a third term in office.

 

Leon Masango, the chief editor at Bonesha Radio in Bujumbura after the radio was ransacked by security forces.

Leon Masango, the chief editor at Bonesha Radio in Bujumbura after the radio was ransacked by security forces.

UNHCR concerned about events in Burundi

16/05/2015 12:45

A Spokesperson for the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Rupert Colville, has spoken of the organisation’s concerns for events in Burundi.

 

Anti-government Protestors in Burundi's capital Bujumbura on Wed April 28, 2015

Anti-government Protestors in Burundi's capital Bujumbura on Wed April 28, 2015

Burundi on the brink

01/05/2015 10:00

Burundi’s human rights activists are calling attention to the deteriorating political situation in the country after President Pierre Nkurunziza’s party officially nominated him for a third unconstitutional term

 

Opposition protesters in Bujumbura

Opposition protesters in Bujumbura

Caritas Rwanda aids refugees fleeing violence in Burundi

28/04/2015 10:31

Caritas Rwanda is teaming up with UN agencies to support thousands of refugees from Burundi who have fled rising political tensions in the wake of President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to stand for a third term in office

Burundi's Archbishop Simon Ntamwana of Gitega, the country’s second largest city

Burundi's Archbishop Simon Ntamwana of Gitega, the country’s second largest city

Caritas Rwanda says more Burundians are seeking asylum

22/04/2015 10:44

Caritas Rwanda says the number of Burundian citizens fleeing violence perpetrated by “Imbonerakure,” the Burundi ruling party’s youth wing has increased.