Assassination in Burundi Brings a Vow of Vengeance
The environment minister, Emmanuel Niyonkuru, was killed in the first hour of the new year, an act that could exacerbate a nearly two-year political crisis.
The ICC, Out of Africa
Before African states began withdrawing from the court, the court was moving away from cases on the continent.
As 3 African Nations Vow to Exit, International Court Faces Its Own Trial
The announcements by Gambia, Burundi and South Africa intensify a longstanding debate over whether the body is biased against the continent.
South Africa to Withdraw From International Criminal Court
The move, reflecting concerns that crimes in other parts of the world are not adequately addressed, has prompted fear of an African exodus from the tribunal.
Raising Fears of a Flight from International Criminal Court, Burundi Heads for Exit
The country’s lower house of Parliament has voted overwhelmingly to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, something that other nations have threatened to do.
Burundi Killings Could Ignite Wider African Crisis, U.N. Report Warns
Investigators said the government was responsible for the “vast majority” of abuses and urged international action to contain the country’s violence.
The Breast Milk Gap
A subset of American babies fall behind with their first bottle.
Orphanage Founder From Africa Wins Prize in Memory of Armenian Genocide
Marguerite Barankitse defied death threats and saw unspeakable violence as she saved thousands of children from ethnic slaughters in the 1990s.
Burundi Is Torturing Prisoners in Crackdown on Dissent, United Nations Says
Prisoners had been beaten or burned so severely by the security services that they could not walk unaided, agency’s human rights commissioner said.
Retired Rwanda Politician Dies While Jailed in Burundi as a Spy
Jacques Bihozagara’s death is under investigation at a time of escalating tensions between Burundi and Rwanda.
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