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Two dead bodies discovered in Rusizi River

09-08-2016 Two dead bodies of a man and a woman were found this Tuesday, 6 September in the Rusizi River, in Rusiga locality of Rugombo municipality in Cibitoke, the western province of Burundi. The information was provided by farmers who were working along the Rusizi River. Local residents were not (...)
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People killed in west of Burundi

09-05-2016 Two men, including an accountant of Mpanda hospital called Amédé Niyorugira and Innocent Busoni, a businessman, were killed yesterday around 9p.m in Nyamabere locality in the western province of Bubanza According to Pierre Nkurikiye, the spokesperson of the Burundian police, armed men driving in “T.I” type vehicle shot them (...)
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NGO to fight Burundi victimization is born

09-01-2016 The local organization NAD (New Action for Development) was founded to improve the image of Burundi at the international level and protect the Burundi youth from manipulators. Joseph Maniramfasha, the legal representative of the NGO, explained that their objectives are to fight “disinformation and rumours about Burundi propagated by (...)
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Rumours cause army officers to desert, says the army spokesman

08-22-2016 Four Burundian army officers have deserted after the completion of their studies in Ethiopia. Reportedly, they feared for their security. But Col. Gaspard Baratuza says the soldiers’ fear was caused by false information on social media. Those officers are said to have asked for a political asylum because they (...)
' Alert – “Finding Jean” Operation / Mubarazi 2:50 p.m.: a headless corpse has been found!

Alert – “Finding Jean” operation / Mubarazi River 4:05 p.m.: the second body still bandaged up around the head

08-11-2016 A second body was not easily removed from the Mubarazi River. Journalists have found that the body was loaded with a bag of rocks. Another macabre surprise : Before the execution, murderers had put a bandage around the head of the victim (Additional Information will follow) (...)
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Total panic among Kinindo residents

08-11-2016 “In the early morning of 9th August, we saw a car that seemed to be abandoned in a gutter on the street commonly called “Kuba chinois” in Kinindo area, south of Bujumbura. We were surprised because we didn’t know what had happened,” said a shopkeeper met there. He explained (...)
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This body calls for our attention

08-08-2016 Nothing shows that the body discovered by Iwacu was that of journalist Jean Bigirimana. We will soon be well-informed. But whoever he is, he deserves to be buried. After three consecutive days of investigations on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Iwacu journalists finally found a body in the area where (...)
' Carina Tert most shocksakian“Theing is the apparent indifference of authorities”

“The most shocking is the apparent indifference of authorities”

08-05-2016 Carina Tertsakian, the head of Burundi program at Human Rights Watch reacts to the abduction of our colleague and estimates that the police should do their job. What is your analysis two weeks after the abduction of Jean Bigirimana? Human Rights Watch is deeply concerned about the disappearance of (...)
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Pierre Claver Mbonimpa urges Burundians not to give in to divisions

08-04-2016 The prominent human rights activist, APRODH chairman, advises Burundians to shun divisions and revenge. “Keep courage and say no to temptations to ethnic divisions, as well as to hate and all kinds of incendiary speeches regardless of where they come from”. That is a piece of advice to Burundian (...)
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Burundi stands against the UN police peacekeepers’ deployment

08-03-2016 “Burundi is astonished to hear about the precipitated pathway of the UN Security Council to vote for the 2303 resolution”, declares Philippe Nzobonariba, the spokesperson of the Burundian Government in the statement issued on 2 August. The Council adopted on 29 July a new resolution with a recorded vote (...)