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# burundi - Monday 4 September, 2017

Investigators accuse government of Burundi of war crimes including execution and torture
# Climate Of Fear
# Climate Of Fear

Investigators accuse government of Burundi of war crimes including execution and torture

Sep 4th 2017, 9:55 PM 8,081 Views 6 Comments

Three investigators from the UN’s Human Rights Council have been probing the political climate of the African country for the past 12 months.

# burundi - Friday 29 January, 2016

'I don't know if my child's been buried' - Images show possible mass graves after Burundi killings
# Conflict
# Conflict

'I don't know if my child's been buried' - Images show possible mass graves after Burundi killings

Jan 29th 2016, 6:01 AM 10,569 Views 2 Comments

The mother of a 15-year-old boy who was shot in the head as he ran to take refuge has no idea where the boy’s body is.

# burundi - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

The scars that brought us to Ireland: Asylum seekers on the violence that made them flee
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

The scars that brought us to Ireland: Asylum seekers on the violence that made them flee

Nov 12th 2014, 7:25 AM 14,307 Views 98 Comments

Three refugees who have fled their home countries due to political persecution share their stories.

# burundi - Monday 8 September, 2014

Three Italian nuns found brutally murdered at Burundi convent
# Horrific
# Horrific

Three Italian nuns found brutally murdered at Burundi convent

Sep 8th 2014, 7:04 PM 23,734 Views 47 Comments

Pope Francis has offered his condolences after the horrific murders.

# burundi - Monday 7 April, 2014

From massacres and malnutrition to hope and healing - Burundi and Rwanda 20 years on
# Burundi
# Burundi

From massacres and malnutrition to hope and healing - Burundi and Rwanda 20 years on

Apr 7th 2014, 7:15 AM 9,161 Views 7 Comments

Deo Niyizonkiza survived a massacre in Burundi – escaped to New York – but returned to his native country with a plan to help thousands.

# burundi - Thursday 20 March, 2014

No jogging with friends in Burundi as you might be organising an 'uprising'
# Jog On
From The42
# Jog On

No jogging with friends in Burundi as you might be organising an 'uprising'

Mar 20th 2014, 9:01 PM 5,393 Views 6 Comments

Staying fit can be a lonely trek in East Africa.

# burundi - Friday 14 March, 2014

Column: There's a viral spread of increasingly restrictive laws curtailing human rights
# Silencing Dissent
# Silencing Dissent

Column: There's a viral spread of increasingly restrictive laws curtailing human rights

Mar 14th 2014, 7:30 PM 31 Views 22 Comments

The space in which human rights defenders can operate safely is steadily shrinking, with devastating consequences, writes Mary Lawlor.

# burundi - Friday 22 February, 2013

11 countries to sign DR Congo peace accord: UN
# DR Congo
# DR Congo

11 countries to sign DR Congo peace accord: UN

Feb 22nd 2013, 8:29 PM 2,899 Views 3 Comments

Eleven African countries have been invited to sign a UN-brokered accord aiming to end more than two decades of conflict in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

# burundi - Monday 19 September, 2011

36 killed in Burundi pub shooting
# Africa
# Africa

36 killed in Burundi pub shooting

Sep 19th 2011, 3:08 PM 573 Views 1 Comment

Armed men burst into the pub in the central African nation of Burundi, with one yelling “make sure there’s no survivors”, according to witnesses.

# burundi - Friday 4 March, 2011

More than 50 peacekeepers killed in Somalia fighting
# Somalia
# Somalia

More than 50 peacekeepers killed in Somalia fighting

Mar 4th 2011, 3:55 PM 569 Views 0 Comments

African Union peacekeepers have been fighting insurgents linked to Al-Qaeda in the war torn African country.