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As the World celebrates the International day of Peace the Burundi Minister of Human Rights has a special message - RegionWeek

The Burundi Minister of Human Rights, Social Affairs and Gender, Mr. Martin Nivyabandi held Thursday, September 20, 2018, a press briefing on the occasion of the celebration of the International Day of Peace on September 21 of each year.

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Burundi adheres to the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons - RegionWeek

The Burundi deputies of the National Assembly unanimously adopted on Wednesday, September 19th, 2018, a draft law on the country’s accession to the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons.

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Burundi Threatens to quit Human Rights Council | Plus TV Africa

Burundi, beset by accusations of crimes against humanity, threatened on Monday to withdraw from the u.n. Human rights council and sue its critics.

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For UPRONA party the commission of inquiry should be authorized to enter in Burundi. - RegionWeek

On the sidelines of the celebration of the 57th anniversary of the party’s victory in the elections of September 18, 1961, a press conference was held on Tuesday at the UPRONA headquarters.

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Burundi: The Swearing-in of the new Minister of Communication and Media. - RegionWeek

The new Minister of Communication and Media was sworn in on Tuesday, September 8, 2018, at the Kigobe Chamber, in the presence of the President of the Republic of Burundi, parliamentarians as well as some members of the diplomatic corps, noted the Burundian press agency.

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Burundi government threatens to sue its critics. - RegionWeek

Burundi, beset by accusations of crimes against humanity, threatened on Monday to withdraw from the U.N. Human Rights Council and sue its critics.

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Burundi threatens to quit UN Human Rights Council, sue critics

Burundi, beset by accusations of crimes sagainst humanity, threatened on Monday to withdraw from the U.N. Human Rights Council and sue its critics.

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UN: Widespread Violations in Burundi May Amount to Crimes Against Humanity

The Commission presented its final report on the situation in Burundi to the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva. It says violations — which include extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances, arbitrary arrests, torture, and sexual violence — are used by the government and its allies to bend th

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Burundi government threatens to quit UN human rights body. - RegionWeek

Following the visit of the Burundi President, Amb. Willy Nyamitwe in Geneva, the Burundi government threatened on Friday to quit the UN Human Rights Council over perceived “politicisation” following a report pointing to crimes against humanity in the country.

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News24.com | Armed group behead youth chief in Burundi's ruling party

A senior member of a youth movement that underpins the ruling party in Burundi has been beheaded and his wife shot dead, sources have said.[...][Published inAidNews- Readthe original article]

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Sauti Sol’s Fancy Fingers Talks Upcoming Church Wedding to Lady Mandy

Sauti Sol’s guitarist, composer, and producer, Polycarp Otieno, better known as ‘Fancy Fingers’, is readying himself for a church wedding to his long-time Burundian girlfriend Lady Mandy.

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Burundi: ICRC mobilizes emergency aid for families deported from Rwanda. - RegionWeek

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has mobilized emergency aid for 1,800 Burundian families recently expelled from Rwanda, a statement released Friday by the international organization said.

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Burundi at loggerheads with the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. - RegionWeek

“Unfortunately, the government of Burundi has not cooperated with the full implementation of this resolution,” Gilmore said in an interactive debate at the 39th session of the Human Rights Council. The Deputy High Commissioner highlighted the frustrations created by the missed opportunity for her Of

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Burundi President, Peter Nkurunziza, opens Egyptian center for newborn babies, hails Egypt over its support. - RegionWeek

#BurundiLe Chef de l’État S.E@pnkurunzizaa inauguré l’Hôpital Communautaire de Musenyi en commune Tangara de la province Ngozi, qui a été construit par la population dans le cadre des travaux communautaires et dont le service de néonatalogie est un don de l’Égypte.pic.twitter.com/Fnly9qEhYm— Burundi

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Burundi threatens to withdraw from UNHRC over allegations of crimes

Burundi has threatened to withdraw from the UN human rights council after a commission of inquiry on the country presented its findings, which include allegations of possible crimes against humanity committed by the government.The state has refused to cooperate with the commission and last week decl

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Atrocity Alert No. 123, 19 September 2018: South Sudan, Burundi and Myanmar (Burma) - South Sudan

On 12 September the President of South Sudan, Salva Kiir, and the main opposition leader, Riek Machar, signed a revised version of the 2015 Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (ARCSS). The new agreement brings an end to various negotiations that have taken plac

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Burundi Senate stipulates that all foreign NGOs 'must be in harmony with the law of Burundi'. - RegionWeek

The Spokesperson of the Burundi Senate, Anicet Niyongabo, led a press briefing on the law governing foreign Non-Government Organizations(NGOs) with regard to its application. Burundi Senate will mandate a team of senators to see the implementation of the said law.

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Burundi: Burundi: Renew UN Inquiry

– The United Nations Human Rights Council should renew the mandate for the Commission of Inquiry onBurundiduring its ongoing session in Geneva. The commission is the strongest – and one of the few – sources of public reporting on the serious human rights abuses being committed in the country, includ

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Burundians hold anti-UN protests over a report that blamed government for fuelling violence. - RegionWeek

Around a thousand people heeded the call to take to the streets of the capital, Bujumbura, with other gatherings held elsewhere in the other provinces of the Burundian country, such as Gitega, Ngozi, Muyinga, and Bubanza.

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BURUNDI: Vocational training project launched in 2017 has trained 40 young women in hotel and restaurant industries

Launched in January 2017 by the Spanish Salesian-run organization, Don Bosco Solidarity, the “Improving the Opportunities for Women in Rukago” project has been making an impact on women in the rural Rukago community of Burundi. The project was implemented at the Don Bosco Vocational Training Center

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