BURUNDI ORDERS UN TO CLOSE HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICE IN BUJUMBURA

BURUNDI CLASHES WITH AU OVER ARREST WARRANT AGAINST EX-PRESIDENT

BURUNDI HAD SUSPENDED COLLABORATION WITH THE HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICE SINCE OCTOBER 2016.

Burundi boycotted an East African Community summit in November which was meant to focus on Burundi's ongoing political crisis.
The government accused it of "complicity" in the drafting of a UN report that highlighted "serious violations" of human rights and possible "crimes against humanity" by Burundian authorities.
The Burundi government is growing more radical and defiant towards the international community.

Burundi’s government has reportedly asked the United Nations Human Rights Council to close its office in the country within two months, according to foreign ministry and UN sources. A senior official of the country’s...

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