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Inmates riot at Burundi’s Ruyigi prison over deteriorating living conditions

At least 900 inmates detained at Ruyigi prison with a capacity of 300 on Tuesday morning rioted to protest against deteriorating living conditions, local media reported. Media quoted prisoners as saying that they have spent a whole week without receiving … Continue reading

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Burundi police block demo

BUJUMBURA — Burundi’s police on Friday blocked a demonstration organised to demand justice for an assassinated anti-corruption activist and briefly detained two protesters. The demonstration had been organised to commemorate the second anniversary of the murder of Ernest Manirumva, a … Continue reading

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