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.
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At least 439 people have been killed and 200,000 have fled the country since the outburst of violence.
"What is the international community waiting for? Will they intervene when there are no more people in Burundi?"
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What is happening in the country, however, goes beyond politics. It is about the failure to deliver inclusive development. Widespread poverty and disenfranchisement are the key causes of Burundi's discontent and violence.
"Do not lose courage ... The tragedies we face will end with a resolution of the conflict in Burundi."
But the UN is warning of "an imminent catastrophe."
Rights organizations are concerned the small African nation, which saw a decade-long war end in 2005, is on the brink of
The African nation has been rocked by turmoil since he announced he would run for office again.