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REPORT NO. 230 OF SOS-TORTURE/BURUNDI PUBLISHED ON MAY 9, 2020

REPORT NO. 230 OF SOS-TORTURE/BURUNDI PUBLISHED ON MAY 9, 2020

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by May 10, 2020 Weekly Monitoring

Claude Bayizigire, arrested by Cibitoke Police Commissioner for his remarks.

 

 

This SOS-Torture/Burundi report covers the period from 2 to 9 May 2020 concerning cases of human rights violations and abuses in Burundi.

At least two (2) people were murdered during the period. Both victims are members of political parties, in this case the ruling CNDD-FDD party and the opposition CNL party. The second victim was abducted from his home in Mwaro province by members of the ruling party.

The report also mentions nearly eight (8) cases of arbitrary arrests in different localities. The persons concerned are members of the opposition party CNL according to their relatives.

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