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36 Burundian Refugees Are Shot Dead in Congo
The Burundians had fled political violence at home but died in a clash with soldiers, according to the U.N. and a civil society group in Congo.
U.N. Group Accuses Burundi Leaders of Crimes Against Humanity
A panel of investigators set up by the agency’s Human Rights Council said it had delivered a list of suspects to the United Nations High Commissioner for human rights.
Burundians, Fleeing Political Violence, Find Welcome in Canada
It is the final stop in their desperate journey to escape the summary executions, assassinations and torture racking the tiny central African nation.
‘You Cannot Have Peace if You Don’t Listen to Women’
Women in Burundi demand a seat at the table.
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.
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