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Interactive exhibit on refugee crisis opens in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — People can get a feel for struggles facing the world's refugees at an interactive exhibit in downtown Minneapolis.Doctors Without Borderson Sunday opened its third annual tour of "Forced From Home,"a free, public exhibition atThe Commonsnear U.S. Bank Stadium.People taking the one

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Afcon wrap: Salah brace inspires Egypt and Seedorf's Cameroon escapes Comoros onslaught

New Cameroon coach Clarence Seedorf narrowly escaped embarrassment in his first match in charge of the reigning African champions, who were held to a 1-1 draw by their far less fancied opponents, Comoros.

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Syrian Arab Republic: Atrocity Alert No. 122, 12 September 2018: Syria, South Sudan, Venezuela and Burundi

Source: Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect Country: Burundi, South Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

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Burundi: Human rights situation in Burundi (A/HRC/39/40) (Advance Edited Version)

Source: UN Human Rights Council Country: BurundiSummaryThe present note provides an update on major developments in relation to the implementation of Human Rights Council resolution 36/2 on the mission by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to improve the human rights

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Democratic Republic of the Congo: UNHCR Global Report 2017: Africa Regional Summaries

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Burundi, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mali, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, World

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Burundi spokesman calls UN human rights report ‘a bunch of lies’

Burundi has again pushed back at the findings of a United Nations human rights investigation released Wednesday that found grave violations continue in the small African nation, including summary deaths, torture, sexual violence and arbitrary arrest.

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Burundi: ‘They’re hiding the bodies’ after summary executions, say UN investigators

In their second report on the deteriorating human rights situation in the Great Lakes country, the Commission of Inquiry notes that in some cases, the abuses constitute crimes against humanity.

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Burundi: United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator visits the Republic of Burundi

Burundi, 8 September 2018:United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Ms. Ursula Mueller completed today a three-day mission to the Republic of Burundi.

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Ethiopia vs Burundi live streaming: Watch online, preview & prediction - SPORTDA

Bet365 are showing Ethiopia vs Burundi live stream, legally and straight onto your computer or on to your hand held device, be it an iPhone, iPad or Android.

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Burundi footballer kung-fu kicks opponent in attempted tackle gone wrong (VIDEO)

With Tanzania leading 2-1 in injury time, Morris deftly lifted the ball over and opponent but was immediately felled by what we can only describe as a spinning back kick. To add insult to injury, the Burundi player appears to stamp on Morris’s leg as he lies on the ground.

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Malawi: Refugees learn to code a new future in Malawi

Remy Gakwaya fled his native Burundi at 15 years old after his parents were killed in ethnic clashes. He made it to Dzaleka refugee camp in Malawi in 2008. Ten years later, he is now leading the charge for technology and education for refugees. It all started with courses in computer programming in

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Burundi: Burundi - Displacement Report (July 2018)

Source: International Organization for Migration Country: BurundiDTM MethodologyThe IOM Displacement Tracking Matrix is a comprehensive system to analyze and disseminate information to better understand the movements and needs of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Burundi.Volunteers from the Bur

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Amrouche returns to the dugout to plot Bafana downfall

Amrouche, who has also been national coach in Equatorial Guinea and Burundi and taken charge of DC Motema Pembe in the Democratic Republic of Congo and USM Alger in Algeria, spoke KweséESPN ahead of Saturday's qualifier at the Moses Mabhida Stadium.

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Burundi: Burundi: the Commission of Inquiry is deeply concerned by the freedom of action and the impunity of the Imbonerakure [EN/RN]

Geneva, 5 September 2018 – Serious human rights violations, including some which constitute crimes against humanity, have continued to be committed in Burundi, in 2017 and 2018. In its report presented today, the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Burundi describes summary executions, arbitrary

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South Sudan intensifies Ebola preparedness in response to the outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo

Juba, 6 September 2018 – In the aftermath of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that started in North Kivu province, on 1 August 2018 and the threat of cross-border spread, South Sudan has heightened its preparedness and response activities.

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The torture of a pop-star politician roils Uganda

Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu planned on a career in music. But since the 36-year-old, better known by his stage name, Bobi Wine, ran for parliament last year, he has been thrust into the spotlight of the resistance against the longtime president of Uganda — a country that has emerged as a key security

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Rwanda: Rwanda: 2018 Mid Year Report Burundi Regional RRP January - June 2018

As of June 2018, of the total of 151,250 refugees and asylum seekers in Rwanda, 68,306 are of Burundian origin. 57,589 Burundian refugees are living in the country’s largest refugee camp, Mahama, opened on 22 April 2015. Four transit/reception sites are currently operating. The remaining 10,717 Buru

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Democratic Republic of the Congo: Democratic Republic of the Congo: 2018 Mid Year Report Burundi Regional RRP January - June 2018

As the Burundi refugee crisis enters its fourth year, 46,500 Burundian refugees have taken refuge in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with more than 90 percent in South Kivu province (42,776 refugees) at the end of June 2018. Although the spectre of mass violence in Burundi has receded, with th

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Uganda: Urban Community Assessment: Pangisa Profile, Arua, Uganda - August 2018

Bordered by several of the largest refugee-generating countries in the world, Uganda hosts the largest population of refugees on the African continent. Since the 2016 crisis, between 600,000-800,000 South Sudanese refugees have made their way to Uganda, joined by large refugee populations from the D

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Tanzania Humanitarian Situation Report (July - August 2018)

• UNICEF supported the vaccination of over 5,500 under-5 refugee children (966 Congolese; 4,576 Burundians) against polio and measles.

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