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  • Oct 17 / 2016
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Europe

Burundi: mise en place d’un génocide

Burundi: mise en place d’un génocide Lundi 17 octobre 2016 Christophe Koessler Le président Pierre Nkurunziza (ici au Forum économique mondial en 2008) ne veut pas quitter le pouvoir, alors qu’il a déjà réalisé deux mandats. WIKIMEDIA COMMONS/WEF-ERIC MILLER Le drame rwandais de 1994 pourrait se répéter bientôt au Burundi voisin. D’autant que la communauté [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Africa

Note to Correspondents – Statement by Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on the situation in Burundi

MIL OSI United Nations - Source: United Nations Headline: Note to Correspondents – Statement by Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on the situation in Burundi The United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, expressed his concern at inflammatory statements by public officials that could constitute incitement to violence including, [...]

  • Aug 25 / 2016
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Middle East

Un responsable de l’ONU appelle à mettre fin aux discours incendiaires

Le Conseiller special du Secretaire general de l’ONU sur la prevention du genocide, Adama Dieng, s’est declare mercredi soir preoccupe par les declarations incendiaires faites par des responsables politiques au Burundi qui pourraient constituer une incitation à la violence.  For full article, click here

  • Aug 24 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Secretario General condena asesinatos y violencia en Burundi

Secretario General condena asesinatos y violencia en Burundi 229 words 9 November 2015 ForeignAffairs.co.nz FRAFES Spanish Copyright 2015. Multimedia Investments Ltd. All rights reserved. MIL OSI - Source: United Nations – in Spanish 3 – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Secretario General condena asesinatos y violencia en Burundi 09 de noviembre, 2015 — El Secretario General de la [...]

  • Aug 03 / 2016
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Africa

Première vice-présidence de la République – Lancement officiel du bureau de l’antenne ouest de la CNIDH – Elle vient compléter les trois autres antennes existantes depuis 2012

Première vice-présidence de la République – Lancement officiel du bureau de l’antenne ouest de la CNIDH – Elle vient compléter les trois autres antennes existantes depuis 2012 619 words 3 August 2016 Le Renouveau ASRENO French Copyright 2016. Le Renouveau   Mandaté par le président de la République Pierre Nkurunziza, le Premier vice-président de la [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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Africa

Civil society groups urge regional leaders to discuss Burundi crisis

Text of report in English by James Karuhanga entitled “Civil society urge EAC leaders to prioritise Burundi crisis” published by Rwandan newspaper The New Times website on 1 March, subheadings as published Two days before the 17th ordinary East African Community (EAC) Heads of State Summit, 17 regional civil society organisations have expressed concerns that the crisis in Burundi [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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Uncategorized

Is the international community failing to protect vulnerable civilians?

In 2011, popular uprisings against repressive leaders were sweeping the Arab world. In Libya, then-President Moammar Gaddafi responded to challenges of his rule quickly and brutally — by attacking protesters and targeting citizens, threatening to “cleanse Libya house by house.” The United Nations sprang into action: Its Security Council authorized military intervention and a NATO-led force carried [...]

  • Jul 13 / 2016
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Africa

Stop Playing Politics – Burundians Lives Matter [column]

Feb 16, 2016 (The New Times/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — I must confess I have failed to understand how international diplomacy works, especially when it comes to our region. The current situation in Burundi has compounded my confusion. Here is a political crisis that has turned violent, in which hundreds, possibly thousands, have [...]

  • Jul 12 / 2016
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Africa

EALA sends Burundi crisis to Heads of State Summit

Dar es Salaam, Feb. 8 — THE East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) has just wound up its sessions here, with members throwing in the towel as far as Burundi situation is concerned and sending their joint report regarding the issue to the Heads of State Summit to be convened in few weeks’ time. EALA holds that there [...]

  • Jul 12 / 2016
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Africa

Why Africa can’t fail Burundi

The days of Africa relying on the international community to intervene to stop the bloodletting are supposed to be long over. The operationalisation of the African Standby Force has been discussed for over 13 years, and the African Crisis Response Initiative (ACIRC) was supposed to be an interim measure. These forces were expressly for the [...]

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