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Thu, 22 Mar 2018 08:39:23 GMT
Burundian Refugees Relocated From Nyarushishi Transit Centre
[New Times] Some Burundian refugees who early this month entered Rwanda from DR Congo are being transferred from Nyarushishi transit centre in Rusizi District to Bugesera transit centre to reduce congestion, officials said.

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 08:15:33 GMT
Citizens Killed By Police Over Opposition to Referendum, Say Activists
[RFI] A Burundian man who refused to register to vote in the country's forthcoming constitutional referendum has been killed in police custody, according to Burundian activists. Burundians go to the polls on 17 May for a referendum that could enable ...

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 09:43:59 GMT
The AU Should Take a Stand On Burundi's Constitutional Review
[ISS] Burundi will hold a referendum in May 2018 on a constitutional amendment that could enable President Pierre Nkurunziza to stay in power past 2020. The proposed changes would weaken the representation of minority groups in Parliament and further...

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 07:49:24 GMT
UN Investigators Call for Accountability and Justice in South Sudan, Burundi
[VOA] U.N. investigators are calling for justice in light of separate reports to the United Nations Human Rights Council describing widespread and gross violations of human rights in South Sudan and Burundi.

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 11:56:55 GMT
The Title of 'Eternal Supreme Guide' Is the Doorway Nkurunziza Bid to Rule Until 2034
[This is Africa] Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza has been named "Eternal Supreme Guide" by his political party. This means that no one in the governing CNDD-FDD is allowed to disagree with his choices, including his stated aim to change the two...

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