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Burundi’s president claims Rwanda is backing rebels fighting against his country

Wtop 30 Dec 2023
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Burundi’s president on Friday accused Rwanda of funding and training rebels behind an attack last week on the village of Gatumba, close to Burundi’s border with Congo, that killed at least 20 people.
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Burundi's President Says Rwanda Is Backing Rebels Fighting Against His Country

Voa News 30 Dec 2023
NAIROBI, KenyaBurundi's president on Friday accused Rwanda of funding and training rebels behind an attack last week on the village of Gatumba, close to Burundi's border with Congo, that killed at least 20 people.
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Burundi's president claims Rwanda is backing rebels fighting against his country

Killeen Daily Herald 29 Dec 2023
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Burundi’s president on Friday accused Rwanda of funding and training rebels behind an attack last week on the village of Gatumba, close to Burundi’s border with Congo, that killed at least 20 people.
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Burundi: Extend the Special Rapporteur’s mandate and ensure adequate funding for his monitoring and documentation work

Human Rights Watch 25 Aug 2023
At the UN Human Rights Council’s 51st session, in October 2022, the Council extended the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Burundi, which it established a year earlier, at its 48th session ... SOS-Torture/Burundi.
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Burundi country profile

Yahoo Daily News 31 Jul 2023
Map of Burundi. Burundi, one of the world's poorest nations, is struggling to emerge from a 12-year, ethnic-based civil war ... Burundi's main independent radio station African Public Radio, damaged during the attempted coup in 2015.
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Burundian journalist Floriane Irangabiye’s health deteriorating in prison

CPJ 25 Jul 2023
Irangabiye is serving a 10-year prison term following her January 2023 conviction of undermining the integrity of Burundi’s national integrity, charges that stem from her work with the online news outlet Radio Igicaniro ....
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Burundian appeals court upholds 10-year prison term for journalist Floriane Irangabiye

CPJ 02 May 2023
Irangabiye’s conviction stemmed from commentary she shared on the diaspora-based online media outlet Radio Igicaniro, in which she was critical of the political elite in Burundi.
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Burundi: Journalist’s Conviction Violates Free Speech Rights

Human Rights Watch 02 Feb 2023
According to the court verdict, her conviction is based on an August 2022 Radio Igicaniro broadcast she hosted during which she interviewed a human rights defender and a journalist in exile, who both criticized Burundi’s human rights record.
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Burundian journalist Floriane Irangabiye sentenced to 10 years in prison

CPJ 20 Jan 2023
During the trial, prosecutors cited an August 2022 Radio Igicaniro program in which Irangabiye and guests criticized Burundi’s government and accused its leaders of being thieves and trampling on ...
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Burundian journalist Floriane Irangabiye detained for over two months without formal charge

CPJ 04 Nov 2022
In late September, she was transferred to Muyinga prison in northern Burundi, where she is allowed family visitation, Radio Igicaniro and the person said ... familiar with her case and Radio Igicaniro.
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From risking death to rape and kidnap: How Aussie women put it all on the ...

The Daily Mail 24 Sep 2022
On 6 April 1994, Tutsi extremists of the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) shot down the airplane carrying Rwanda’s totalitarian, pro-Hutu president Juvénal Habyarimana and President Cyprien Ntaryamira of neighbouring Burundi, killing all on board.
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Africa's week in pictures: 02-08 September 2022

Yahoo Daily News 11 Sep 2022
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.. Short presentational grey line ... In Bujumbura, a man listens to the radio on Wednesday, as Security Minister Gervais Ndirakobuca is appointed Burundi's new prime minister ... ....
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Burundian president reshuffles gov't

Xinhua 09 Sep 2022
The press release, read on Burundi state-run radio and television by the president's spokesman, said five new ministers would enter the cabinet made up of 15 ministers.
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Heartwarming moment shows Australian refugee family winning $4M lottery

New York Post 19 Jul 2022
Originally from Burundi in East Africa, Esther’s parents fled for the Congo in the 1970s where she was born ... Aristide also fled civil war in Burundi in 2011 ... The couple plans to use the live-changing haul to visit family back in Burundi.
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China-aided project helps rural households in Burundi have access to digital television services

Xinhua 23 Jun 2022
According to him, the situation for remotest villages close to Rwanda where Burundian radio and television stations could not be followed before has now changed, said Hatungimana, adding that the ...
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