‘No Sign of Positive Evolution’ in Burundi, Says Head of Independent UN Rights Probe

[UN News] Ahead of next month’s presentation to the United Nations Human Rights Council, an independent panel today said that the human rights situation in Burundi has not improved.

[UN News] Ahead of next month's presentation to the United Nations Human Rights Council, an independent panel today said that the human rights situation in Burundi has not improved.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Rwanda Will Not Participate in EAC Military Games and Cultural Events

[Iwacu] Burundi will host the 11th session of East African Community military games and cultural events since August 26th 2017. All EAC member states will be present in the competition except Rwanda.

[Iwacu] Burundi will host the 11th session of East African Community military games and cultural events since August 26th 2017. All EAC member states will be present in the competition except Rwanda.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Burundi Send Fresh Peacekeepers to Somalia

[Shabelle] A new battle group of the Burundi National Defence Force (BNDF) arrived in Somalia today, commencing a one year tour of duty under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

[Shabelle] A new battle group of the Burundi National Defence Force (BNDF) arrived in Somalia today, commencing a one year tour of duty under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Requisitioning or Dispossession?

[Iwacu] Agents of the National Intelligence Service (SNR) “seized” two cars from former 1st Vice President of Burundi, Bernard Busokoza. They say it is for investigative reasons. The cars’ owner speaks of persecution for political reasons.

[Iwacu] Agents of the National Intelligence Service (SNR) "seized" two cars from former 1st Vice President of Burundi, Bernard Busokoza. They say it is for investigative reasons. The cars' owner speaks of persecution for political reasons.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

One Killed and 29 Other Injured in Grenade Attack in Bujumbura

[Iwacu] A grenade attack in Bujumbura killed one person and injured 29 others yesterday evening in Buyenzi, central Bujumbura. The police arrested three suspects for investigation.

[Iwacu] A grenade attack in Bujumbura killed one person and injured 29 others yesterday evening in Buyenzi, central Bujumbura. The police arrested three suspects for investigation.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

No Improvement of Situation, Says Chairman of Commission of Inquiry On Burundi

[Iwacu] The Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights on Burundi will present the final report of its investigation in Geneva between the 18 and 19 September at the thirty-sixth session of the Human Rights Council. The chairman of the commission says the r…

[Iwacu] The Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights on Burundi will present the final report of its investigation in Geneva between the 18 and 19 September at the thirty-sixth session of the Human Rights Council. The chairman of the commission says the report will confirm that serious abuses continue to be committed in Burundi.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi