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Burundi , Saturday 23 September 2017

News Burundi: Pentagon Human Rights Auxiliary pushes ICC to indict Burundi

News channel or source: http://sfbayview.com/2017/09/pentagon-human-rights-auxiliary-pushes-icc-to-indict-burundi/
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

In October 2016, the tiny East African nation of Burundi made history by raising an independent head against U.S. empire. Its legislature voted to withdraw from membership in the International Criminal Court, a tool that the U.S. and its Western allies use ...

News Burundi: An open letter to Sauti Sol, as you perform in my beloved Burundi

News channel or source: http://africanarguments.org/2017/09/22/an-open-letter-to-sauti-sol-as-you-perform-in-my-beloved-burundi/
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

I am one of your biggest fans. Your music gives me life (particularly on chilly Saturday mornings) and like you, I too swore to “live and die” in Africa. Although I spent a number of years outside of my beautiful country Burundi (many of them in your ...

News Burundi: UN Urges International Criminal Court to Probe Burundi Abuses

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-09-19/un-urges-international-criminal-court-to-probe-burundi-abuses
Publication date: onday 18 September 2017

A United Nations commission urged the International Criminal Court to investigate possible crimes against humanity committed in Burundi, saying it had compiled a list of alleged perpetrators of violence during the country’s two-year crisis. The UN ...

News Burundi: DR Congo forces kill at least 36 Burundi refugees

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/09/dr-congo-forces-kill-18-burundi-refugees-170916094527832.html
Publication date: Sunday 17 September 2017

Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo have killed at least 36 Burundian refugees during clashes over plans to send some of them home. Maman Sidikou, the head of MONUSCO, the UN's peacekeeping mission in the country, said in a statement on ...

News Burundi: U.N.: 36 Burundi refugees killed in clashes with Congo forces

News channel or source: http://www.denverpost.com/2017/09/16/burundi-refugees-killed-congo/
Publication date: Sunday 17 September 2017

BUJUMBURA, Burundi — At least 36 Burundian refugees have been killed in clashes with Congolese security forces who allegedly fired indiscriminately at protesters, the U.N. envoy to Congo said Saturday. Maman Sidikou said he was “deeply shocked” at ...

News Burundi: ID: Commission of inquiry on Burundi (Cont'd) - 17th Meeting, 36th Regular Session Human Rights Council

News channel or source: http://webtv.un.org/watch/id-commission-of-inquiry-on-burundi-contd-17th-meeting-36th-regular-session-human-rights-council-/5580223558001/?term=
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Mr. Fatsah Ouguergouz , Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi (Final Remarks) Ms. Francoise Hampson, Member of the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi (Final Remarks) Mr. Fatsah Ouguergouz, Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi ...

News Burundi: Human Rights Council holds interactive dialogue with the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/burundi/human-rights-council-holds-interactive-dialogue-commission-inquiry-burundi
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

The Human Rights Council in a midday meeting held an interactive dialogue with the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi. Fatsah Ouguergouz, Chair of the Commission of Inquiry on Burundi, reminded that serious and wide-ranging human rights abuses had been ...

News Burundi: Four new bishops and two new dioceses in Burundi

News channel or source: http://www.anglicannews.org/news/2017/09/four-new-bishops-and-two-new-dioceses-in-burundi.aspx
Publication date: Wednesday 20 September 2017

Four new bishops have been consecrated in Burundi. Two of them will serve the province’s new dioceses of Rutana and Buhiga. Buhiga played an important part in the history of Anglicanism in Burundi as it was the site of one of the first mission stations ...

News Burundi: UN Human Rights Council urged to suspend Burundi

News channel or source: http://www.enca.com/africa/un-human-rights-council-urged-to-suspend-burundi
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

JOHANNESBURG – United Nations member states have expressed alarm at the ongoing human rights violations in Burundi. During the 36th Regular Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in New York on Tuesday speaker after speaker spoke of ...