REPORT N ° 204 OF SOS -TORTURE/BURUNDI PUBLISHED ON 9 NOVEMBER 2019
This report of SOS-Torture/Burundi covers the period from 2 to 9 November 2019 concerning cases of human rights violations and abuses in Burundi.
At least seven (7) people were murdered during the period. The victims are a member of the opposition MSD party killed in Kayanza; five people (5) whose lifeless bodies were found on the banks of the Rusizi river and an unidentified man whose rotting body was discovered in a house in Rutana.
The report also refers to cases of arbitrary arrests, including a round-up in which eighty (80) people were arrested. Among those arrested was also the vice-president of the Electoral commission of Bururi province.