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Burundi , Saturday 17 February 2018

News Burundi: Burundi opposition slams 'enforced' referendum enrolment

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/afp/article-5400289/Burundi-opposition-slams-enforced-referendum-enrolment.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Burundi's opposition parties on Friday denounced the "enforced enrolment" of voters ahead of a referendum on changes to the constitution which would allow President Pierre Nkurunziza to remain in office until 2034. Opposition groups say the police and the ...

News Burundi: Concern for Irish human rights group member detained in Africa

News channel or source: https://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/concern-for-irish-human-rights-group-member-detained-in-africa-828589.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Concern is rising about a member of staff from an Irish human rights group, who has been detained in Burundi. Dublin-based Front Line Defenders say one of their Africa co-ordinators has been stopped - along with a colleague - at the border with the ...

News Burundi: Burundi police threaten opposition to constitution change

News channel or source: http://www.africanews.com/2018/02/14/burundi-police-threaten-opposition-to-constitution-change/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Police in Burundi have threatened to arrest anyone campaigning prematurely against a referendum to revise the constitution, which if passed could allow President Pierre Nkurunziza to remain in power until 2034. Police spokesman Pierre Nkurikiye issued the ...

News Burundi: UN chief takes aim at Burundi leader's bid to extend rule

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/un-chief-takes-aim-burundi-leaders-bid-extend-172942977.html
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

United Nations (United States) (AFP) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is sharply criticizing a bid by Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza to make changes to the constitution that could see him hold onto power for another decade or more, according ...

News Burundi: Without urgent funding, Burundi risks becoming a ‘forgotten crisis’ – UN refugee agency

News channel or source: http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=58540
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

6 February 2018 – Warning that Burundi could become a “forgotten crisis,” with the number of people struggling for survival increasing by the day, United Nations agencies together with aid partners on Wednesday launched a funding appeal to keep the ...

News Burundi: Burundi risks becoming a forgotten refugee crisis without support

News channel or source: http://www.unhcr.org/news/briefing/2018/2/5a79676a4/burundi-risks-becoming-forgotten-refugee-crisis-support.html
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, with its 26 other humanitarian partners, is today launching a funding appeal for US$391 million to support some 430,000 Burundian refugees during 2018. We are urging donors to step up support for desperate refugees who ...

News Burundi: Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Burundi (S/2018/89)

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/burundi/report-secretary-general-situation-burundi-s201889
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

The present report is submitted pursuant to resolution 2303 (2016), in which the Security Council requested me to report to it on the situation in Burundi every three months, including on any public incidents of incitement to hatred and violence.

News Burundi: Burundi risks becoming a ‘forgotten crisis'

News channel or source: http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO1802/S00063/burundi-risks-becoming-a-forgotten-crisis.htm
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

6 February 2018 – Warning that Burundi could become a “forgotten crisis,” with the number of people struggling for survival increasing by the day, United Nations agencies together with aid partners on Wednesday launched a funding appeal to keep the ...

News Burundi: Report: Politically Motivated Killings, Arrests on Rise in Burundi

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/politically-motivated-killings-arrest-on-rise-in-burundi/4241264.html
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

In Burundi more than 500 people have been killed in the past year, most of them by the ruling party youth wing and security forces, according to a recent report from a Burundian human rights group. The allegations have raised concern as the country heads ...

News Burundi: Egypt donates 6 hemodialysis devices to Burundi

News channel or source: http://www.sis.gov.eg/Story/124589?lang=en-us
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Egypt's first shipment of medical assistance, including six hemodialysis devices and two water purification units, arrived in Burundi on Thursday 15/02/2018. In statements, Egyptian Ambassador in Bujumbura Abir Radwan said the medical equipment will be ...