Tag Archives: Burundi

28 May 16

Burundi: Violence Continues As Peace Talks Pause

At least three people have been killed in the Burundi capital Bujumbura over the last two days.

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21 May 16

Burundi Government Refuses to Negotiate With Opposition At Peace Talks

The Burundi government will attend peace talks in Tanzania on Saturday but once again refuses to negotiate with opposition members.

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06 May 16

What Can the International Community Do About the Burundi Crisis?

With all efforts to resolve the Burundi crisis appearing to have reached stalemate, blood continues to flow in the conflict-ridden country. The United Nations, European Union, US and African Union (AU) have all been heavily involved in dialogue, but so
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29 April 16

Rights Activist: More Than 1,000 Killed In Burundi Crisis

Burundi’s most prominent human rights activist says more than 1,000 people have been killed over the last year in the country.

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20 April 16

UN: ‘Shocking’ Rise in Burundi Torture Cases

The United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein has voiced concern over the “shocking” rise of torture cases in Burundi this year.

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12 April 16

Burundi Resists UN Deployment of Police and Military Monitors

Burundi is starting to resist the deployment of UN police and military monitors into the country, a matter of weeks after agreeing to the resolution.

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02 April 16

EU to Cut Burundi Peacekeeping Funds

The EU plans to cut funding for Burundi’s peacekeeping contingent currently operating in Somalia.

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24 March 16

Rwanda, Burundi Hit Back at US ‘Power Grab’ Claims

Rwanda and Burundi have hit back at recent comments made by US Ambassador Samantha Power about the political climate in various African nations.

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15 March 16

EU Cuts Aid to Burundi, Funds Humanitarian Agencies Directly

The European Union (EU) has announced it will suspend all financial support going to the Burundi government.

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26 February 16

HRW: Burundi Violence Worse, Happening ‘Under the Radar’

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the UN to deploy an international police presence in Burundi, as violence continues to escalate.

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