Human Right
' EU Calls on the Human Rights Council to do the follow-up of the human rights situation in Burundi

EU denounces impunity in Burundi

09-18-2018 In the statement issued on 17 September after the presentation of the report of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi at the Human Rights Council, the EU says the conclusions of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi are extremely serious and require the EU attention. The EU (...)
' During an interactive debate at the Human Rights Council

Burundi government delegation boycott interactive dialogue on Human rights violations

09-18-2018 This 17 September 2018, the UN experts presented their report on human rights violation in Burundi without the delegation of Burundi government. During the 39th regular session of Human Rights council, Burundi government delegation in Geneva was expected to make a presentation following the publication of a UN report (...)
' Jean Baptiste Baribonekeza: “The commission did not carrying out field investigations to verify the serious human violations”

Commission of Inquiry on Burundi produced biased report, CNIDH says

09-12-2018 “The UN commission of Inquiry on Burundi has published a false and tendentious report,” said Jean Baptiste Baribonekeza, chairman of the National Independent Commission on Human Rights (CNIDH) on 11 September. The report he rejects was published on September 5 by the UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi. It (...)
' Jacques Nshimirimana: The government should sign a bilateral agreement with gulf countries so as to protect those women

Number of victims of human trafficking is increasing, says Children rights activist

07-31-2018 Around 4,000 people have been reported victims of human trafficking in Burundi since 2015. FENADEB has said this during the celebration of World Day against Trafficking in Persons this 30 July, 2018. Jacques Nshimirimana, chairman of the National Federation of Associations Defending Children rights-FENADEB, says human trafficking in Burundi (...)
' parlement-europeen-2-600x338

European parliament concerned over human rights violations in Burundi

07-06-2018 Members of the European parliament express their deep concern about endemic impunity and human rights violations, including summary executions, torture, enforced disappearances and arbitrary detention. They remind Burundi government of its obligation, as a member of the UN Human Rights Council, to resume and fully cooperate with the UN (...)
' Doudou Diène: « These violations have been fostered by "a continuing climate of threats and intimidation”

Burundi: UN Commission of Inquiry still regrets government unwillingness to cooperate

06-28-2018 In a 38th session of the UN Human Rights Council held in Geneva on June 27, Doudou Diène, chairman of the Commission of Inquiry into Burundi has said human rights violations committed in Burundi have been fostered by “a continuing climate of threats and intimidation”. “I regret that Burundi (...)
' Ferdinand Simbaruhije: “It is a kind of sexual corruption observed in different schools”

Child Rights Watchdog deplores increasing ill-treatment of school girls in Burundi

06-22-2018 Ferdinand Simbaruhije, Secretary General of the national federation of associations advocating children’s rights in Burundi-FENADEB says the ill-treatment of young school girls is increasing day by day in the country. He refers to the recent case of a school girl who was seriously wounded with a machete on Nyamiyaga (...)
' Gogo Hukportie: “32,345 Burundians have returned from Tanzanian refugee camps since April”.

“Over 1000 Burundians arrive from Tanzania Refugee Camps per week” says UNHCR

06-20-2018 In a voluntary repatriation process organized by UNHCR in partnership with Burundi and Tanzania, more than 32 thousand Burundians from Tanzanian refugee camps have already come back to the country since April 2018. This was said in a press conference given by Gogo Hukportie, UNHCR representative in Burundi this (...)
' Jeremy Hopkins: “Parents have no excuse for depriving children of their rights”

200 thousand children to be registered in Burundi

06-15-2018 At least 200,000 children including the repatriated, displaced and vulnerable are expected to be registered in a campaign launched by the Government of Burundi in partnership with UNICEF this June 13, 2018. Jean Bosco Maneno, Director General of Territory Administration at the Ministry of Interior, has said the campaign (...)
' Children selling snacks at Buyenzi City Market

Burundi: Children engage in child labor due to poverty and ignorance

06-13-2018 Children in Burundi are involved in different forms of child labor. The testimonies of some of them and the reaction of a researcher who has conducted a study on child labor highlight a level of poverty and ignorance as the main causes of child labor in the country. It (...)
error: Content is protected !!