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Burundi: UN warns ‘spiralling out of control’

The situation in Burundi continues to deteriorate amid ongoing killings, arrests and detentions in the latest post-election turmoil to afflict the country, the United Nations human rights office has reported on 14th August. “We urge all sides to resume dialogue…

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Burundi: Arrests over killing of general

Several people have been arrested in Burundi over the assassination of a powerful general, the prosecutor’s office has said, as reported on 10th August. However, it said the “masterminds” behind the murder of Gen Adolphe Nshimirimana were still being sought….

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Burundi: UN concern for elections

Reiterating his appeal to all Burundian political leaders to consider the wider interest of the people of their country, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today expressed concerns about the Government’s insistence on going ahead with elections on 29 June despite the…

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