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DR Congo security forces shoot dead Burundi migrants

Saturday, September 16th 2017, 18:29
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The UN says 37 people killed as they took part in a protest against plans to send them home.
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Burundi committed crimes against humanity - UN

Monday, September 4th 2017, 15:00

The report details killings, torture and rape which have been committed largely by government forces.
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Teens from Burundi robotics team go missing in US

Thursday, July 20th 2017, 15:20
related countries: United States United States

The six teenagers were taking part in an international robotics competition held in Washington DC.
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Burundi environment minister Niyonkuru shot dead

Sunday, January 1st 2017, 8:45

Burundi's environment minister is shot dead in an 'assassination' while going home on New Year's Eve.
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Burundi bars UN investigators over report on human rights abuses

Monday, October 10th 2016, 23:41

Burundi bans three UN investigators after they published a report accusing the government of gross human rights violations.
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Burundi to leave the ICC six months after probe announced

Friday, October 7th 2016, 11:58

Burundi's government says it intends to pull out of the International Criminal Court, six months after the prosecutor announced a probe into unrest.
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Burundi torture victims reveal what happened to them

Friday, August 12th 2016, 9:52

A victims of torture in Burundi tells the BBC what happened to him, as the UN releases a report on the treatment of political detainees there.
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Burundi rejects UN police force to help end violence

Wednesday, August 3rd 2016, 10:00

Burundi's government rejects a decision to deploy a UN police force to the country in an effort to end more than a year of political violence.
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UN Security Council agrees to send police to Burundi

Saturday, July 30th 2016, 0:20

The UN Security Council authorises the deployment of a UN police force to Burundi to try to quell violence and human rights abuses.
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Burundi crisis: MP Hafsa Mossi shot dead in Bujumbura

Wednesday, July 13th 2016, 11:40
related places: Bujumbura

Well known Burundian politician and former BBC journalist Hafsa Mossi is shot dead - the latest killing in a year of unrest.
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Burundi pupils 'deface president photo'

Wednesday, June 15th 2016, 13:37

Nine schools in Burundi are being investigated after photos of the president were defaced in text books.
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Burundi deadline over general's killers

Tuesday, April 26th 2016, 8:32

Burundi's president gives the security forces a one-week deadline to find the killers of a general shot dead while dropping off his child at school.
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Burundi general killed at child's school

Monday, April 25th 2016, 12:19

An army general who is the security advisor to Burundi's vice-president and his wife are shot dead while dropping off their daughter at school.
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Blatter 'offered job to Burundi leader'

Thursday, April 21st 2016, 15:18

Fifa ex-president Sepp Blatter says he was asked to help ease Burundi's political crisis by offering President Pierre Nkurunziza a job in world football.
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