CVR: 1972 victims demand to be supported by the government

02-14-2020 Pierre Claver Ndayicariye, Chairman of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission-CVR says the applicants of testimonies of what happened in 1972 have expressed their wishes to be morally and financially supported by the State. “They accuse the government to be involved in the 1972 killings because the latter were executed (...)

Remains of man dug up in Ndava commune

03-22-2019 The Truth and Reconciliation Commission-CVR, this March 20, dug up the remains of a man reportedly killed in 1993 in Mahonda area in Ndava commune of Mwaro province. Aloys Batungwanayo, CVR commissioner, says the remains of a man identified as Déo Nizigama was discovered during farming activities two months (...)

New CVR president promises to abide by law

12-07-2018 During the handover of responsibilities from the old to the new team of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission-CVR, the new president of the commission has promised to go by the book. Pierre Claver Ndayicariye, new president of CVR, has said the newly appointed commission will work according to the (...)

Victims of Burundi crises suffer painful past,study reveals

06-14-2018 In a study conducted by the American Services Committee in partnership with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission-CVR, victims of the tragic past testify that the latter affects their daily lives. Aloys Batungwanayo, a consultant who carried out the study, has said the past affects people in different ways. “There (...)