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UN expert: civil society and media are deemed political opponents

12-01-2014 Civil society and the press are accused of being opposition actors. Human Rights defenders are systematically threatened and even attacked. Peaceful demonstrations are only authorized when in favor of the government. These are just a few of the conclusions of Michel Forst, the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation (...)
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UN special Rapporteur on human rights defenders visits Burundi

11-17-2014 The UN special rapporteur Michel Forst is visiting Burundi from 14 to 25 November 2014. He was invited by the Government of Burundi. The objective of the visit is to look at the human rights defenders situation, the legal framework and the environment in which those are functioning for (...)