' Gasenyi area where the government is building President’s office

Gasenyi evicted residents remind environment minister that they are leading miserable life

01-17-2018 Since their eviction in April 2017, former inhabitants of Gasenyi quarter have not yet been relocated. They have staged a sit in this 16 January 2018 in front of the office of the ministry of environment to remind the minister that they are still leading a perilous life. Gérard, (...)
' Some people evicted from their plots in Gasenyi have staged a sit-in before the Ministry of Environment to claim their compensation

Evicted families from Gasenyi demand to be compensated

11-21-2017 This 21 November, around 40 families evicted from their plots in Gasenyi area of Mutimbuzi Commune in Bujumbura where the presidential palace is being built, have staged a sit-in before the Ministry of Environment’s office. They claim compensation. “We held a sit-in in front of the office of the (...)
' The evicted people remain with the only option to build huts in their former parcels

Gasenyi: Evicted families return to presidential palace under construction

05-29-2017 Four families live in the huts built near the new presidential palace under construction in Gasenyi I of Mutimbuzi commune in Bujumbura Province since the past three days. “We have nowhere to go”, says Joseph Ntahomvukiye, a father of five. He says the host family was no longer able (...)
' Some of buildings concerned with the measure

Eviction by government to send dozens into the street

04-08-2017 Residents of Gasenyi area say the government sends them to live in the street because it evicts them from their homes without compensation. Residents in the area around the new presidential palace to be evacuated decry threat of forced eviction that ignores their rights to compensation. “We are not (...)
' Gasenyi inhabitants forcibly evicted from their plots claim compensation

Gasenyi inhabitants forcibly evicted from their plots claim compensation

03-22-2017 Burundi Government requires residents living within a 40-hectare area around the new President office under construction to leave the place before 31 March 2017. Construction activities in the area of 160 ha must also be suspended. Inhabitants of the area ask the Government to compensate them for their houses (...)
' A mass grave in Gasenyi locality of Rusaka Commune in Mwaro Central Province.

Mass grave dating from 1972 discovered in Mwaro province

01-12-2017 People, who were preparing the ground to build a new school in Gasenyi locality in Rusaka commune of Mwaro central Province, have discovered a mass grave which contains bones and skulls of people. Some of the residents found in that locality on Wednesday 11 January 2017 say the mass (...)
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