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Refugees describe ongoing repression by Burundi’s security forces.
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Stefaan G. Verhulst, New York University The modern era is marked by growing faith in the power of data. “Big data”, “open
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The world’s humanitarian needs are growing. So is the aid gap.
Impact
At 6:30pm on a weekday in Bujumbura, families gather around their radio to listen to their favorite serial program. It is
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As conflict rages in Burundi, reports are mounting of women being raped as punishment for their political affiliations. Women
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A new project helps kids explore their pasts and futures on colorful stage sets.
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After a long civil war, Burundi seemed on the path to recovery until April 2015, when President Pierre Nkurunziza decided to run for third term. Since then, the country has become immersed in a deep social and political crisis.
Impact
Watching the facilitators interact with community members was also helpful to us. When mothers attend the training sessions
Politics
The second panel, on February 10, was highlighted by Roger Meece, former ambassador to the DRC and former UN representative
Media
On World Radio Day this Saturday, the Committee to Protect Journalists is paying tribute to the vital role radio journalists play in bringing their communities news and commentary, sometimes at great personal cost.
Women
Between 1993 and 2005, the civil war in Burundi cost approximately 300,000 lives and left hundreds of thousands displaced. In 2015, strife erupted once again.
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At least 439 people have been killed and 200,000 have fled the country since the outburst of violence.
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"What is the international community waiting for? Will they intervene when there are no more people in Burundi?"
Media
Carina Tertsakian, who researches Burundi for Human Rights Watch, said Kaburahe is a respected journalist and the allegations against him are "absurd."
Chicago
Pope Francis begins his first visit to Africa this week. This visit is significant in many ways.