Burundians Flee Ahead of Elections

The UN says thousands of refugees have crossed into Rwanda amid fears of violence before elections scheduled for June.

  • Rwanda:   Thousands of Burundians Flee to Rwanda

    Al Jazeera, 17 April 2015

    More than 5,800 Burundian refugees have crossed into Rwanda so far this month amid fears of violence before elections later this year, the UN refugee agency has said. Read more »

  • Burundi:   How Fragile Is Burundi's Peace?

    IRIN, 22 April 2015

    The number of Burundians who have fled abroad to escape pre-election violence has swollen to more than 12,000 in less than a month, and they are taking with them allegations of… Read more »

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