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News Burundi » People: 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 ... branded a militia by the UN, are forcing people to enrol ahead of the referendum in May. "What is happening is unacceptable. Getting registered (to vote) is a civil right, and a right ...

News Burundi » People: New Quebecers take on 250-kilometre bike ride to promote inclusion, living together

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/canada/new-quebecers-take-on-250-kilometre-bike-ride-to-promote-inclusion-living-together/ar-BBJgdSK
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Less than a year after his arrival, the 21-year-old from Burundi is donning a tuque and scarf as he excitedly ... "What we want to show is that, even if were are here as immigrants and people here are Quebecers, we can get along without any issues."

News Burundi » People: 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 ... which helped end a 1993-2006 civil war in which more than 300,000 people died. Police said four students and a teacher were arrested earlier this week in the northern Ngozi ...

News Burundi » People: 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 » People: 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 » People: 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 » People: World’s Young People Can Participate in Pre-Synodal Meeting in Rome Next Month

News channel or source: https://zenit.org/articles/worlds-young-people-can-participate-in-pre-synodal-meeting-in-rome-next-month/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

a young woman from Burundi; Filippo Passantino, a young Italian; and Greg Burke, Director of the Press Office. The purpose of the meeting, the Cardinal explained, is to provide the opportunity for young people to produce a document, which expresses their ...

News Burundi » People: Africa: Fall of African Leaders Not a Guarantee to 'People Power'

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201802170287.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

We are going to seek to improve the lives of our people on an ongoing basis ... Others like Somalia, the Central Africa Republic, the DR Congo and Burundi plunged into chaos. However, Ethiopia’s case is complicated. Diplomatic sources told the Sunday ...

News Burundi » People: Burundi Emergency | Thousands of unaccompanied children descend on Burundi

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/burundi/burundi-emergency-thousands-unaccompanied-children-descend-burundi
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

Following ongoing clashes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, more than 8,000 people have left South Kivu and are taking refuge in south-western Burundi. Humanity & Inclusion (which works under the operating name “Handicap International” in ...

News Burundi » People: Vatican calls pre-synod meeting with young people in March

News channel or source: http://catholicherald.co.uk/news/2018/02/16/vatican-calls-pre-synod-meeting-with-young-people-in-march/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

“We are trying to open various doors so that many more than the 300 people invited can enter the pre-synod meeting hall,” Passantino said. Stella Marillene Nishimwe, a young woman from Burundi also attending the gathering, told journalists she hoped ...