Burundi On the Spot Over Alleged Rights Abuses

Human rights groups say security forces and youth militia have killed more than 200 people over the past five months. They also say they have documented some 29 cases of sexual and gender-based violence, 35 enforced disappearances, 144 cases of torture and 694 arbitrary arrests during the period.

Protesters raise their hands in front of police in a protest in Bujumbura. (file photo)

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