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

News channel or source: https://thepeninsulaqatar.com/article/06/02/2018/UN-chief-takes-aim-at-Burundi-leader-s-bid-to-extend-rule
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

The UN rights office continues to receive allegations of killings, enforced disappearances and torture, primarily by Burundi's state security, the report said. A UN commission of inquiry set up in 2016 has found that crimes against humanity had been ...

News Burundi » Security: 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

An outbreak of violence in Burundi in April 2015 and, later, a political crisis along with deterioration in security and humanitarian environment has pushed the country deeper into crisis and continues fuel the exodus of its populations, some of whom have ...

News Burundi » Security: 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

An outbreak of violence in Burundi in April 2015 and, later, a political crisis along with deterioration in security and humanitarian environment has pushed the country deeper into crisis and continues fuel the exodus of its populations, some of whom have ...

News Burundi » Security: Burundi: Members of NGO wrongly accused, facing trial

News channel or source: https://www.amnesty.org/en/documents/afr16/7871/2018/en/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Emmanuel Nshimirimana, Aimé Constant Gatore and Marius Nizigiyimana are on trial for “threatening state security” and using fake documents. A verdict is expected on 26 February. They are members of the Burundian non-governmental organization Words and ...

News Burundi » Security: Burundi govt starts taxing public workers to fund 2020 elections

News channel or source: http://www.africanews.com/2018/02/04/burundi-govt-starts-taxing-public-workers-to-fund-2020-elections/
Publication date: Sunday 04 February 2018

He is expected to lead the ruling party into the 2020 elections. The country has been hit by a security and economic crisis with grenade attacks targeting top government officials and security operatives.

News Burundi » Security: Japan had 20,000 applications for asylum in 2017. It accepted 20

News channel or source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/16/japan-asylum-applications-2017-accepted-20
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

“It’s incredible that the immigration authorities have not even given him humanitarian status considering that ethnic violence in Burundi has worsened dramatically ... and they are not entitled to any social security benefits.” Despite experiencing ...

News Burundi » Security: Burundi security forces accused of violent repression

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-35157517
Publication date: onday 21 December 2015

The security forces in Burundi systematically killed dozens of people during violent repression that took place in the capital Bujumbura on 11 December, Amnesty International says. It says that some of the scores of people who died during the single ...

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

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201802070189.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 ...