Human Right

MPs adopted bill on establishment of National Observatory for Genocide Prevention

08-10-2017 The National Assembly, this 9 August, adopted the bill on the setting up of the National Observatory for the Prevention and Eradication of Genocide, War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity. “The observatory will clarify and identify all crimes committed in Burundi”, said Pascal Nyabenda, the Speaker of the National (...)

Why haven’t these internally displaced people returned home?

02-22-2017 The civil war that followed the assassination of the first democratically elected Melchior Ndadaye in 1993 caused many Burundians to be internally displaced. Many camps are still open till today even though the war was completely brought to an end in 2008 when the last rebel group, FNL, signed (...)