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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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UN police force in Burundi approved

Saturday, April 2nd 2016, 2:57

The UN Security Council backs a resolution that lays the groundwork for a UN police force to be deployed in turmoil-stricken Burundi.
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Denmark the 'happiest world country'

Wednesday, March 16th 2016, 21:49
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Denmark is the world's happiest country while Burundi is the least happy, according to a new survey in which European countries dominate the top five.
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Rwanda seeks to expel Burundi refugees

Friday, February 12th 2016, 13:00
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Rwanda says it plans to relocate Burundian refugees to other host countries, days after being accused of attempts to destabilise its neighbour.
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US worried over 'Rwanda's Burundi role'

Wednesday, February 10th 2016, 23:11
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda, United States United States

The US raises concerns with Rwandan officials over reports suggesting it is involved in "destabilising activities" in neighbouring Burundi.
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