Burundi Orders Closure of UN Human Rights Office
Burundi leaders have long been angered by UN reports of alleged abuses during a period of political unrest which was triggered by President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to seek a controversial third term in 2015.
Street in Bujumbura
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 ... Read more »
Senior UN investigators say opponents of government backed constitutional reform that will extend President Pierre Nkurunziza's term of office have faced torture and execution amid ... Read more »
The five-day talks was boycotted by the government but the facilitator, Mr Benjamin Mkapa stressed the need for all parties "to agree on the remaining points of disagreements". Read more »