Human Right

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 (...)

BNUB: enlarging the Transitional Justice Mechanisms’ actors

03-26-2014 In its series of workshops, Burundi Office of the United Nations (BNUB) has organized a two-day workshop to religious confessions from this 19th to 20 March 2014.- By Diane Uwimana “Our country has known a decade of war and there are still many challenges we must tackle appropriately in (...)