26 Jul 2017
International action needed over Burundi now
Two years ago, President Pierre Nkurunziza ignited a political crisis in Burundi when he announced that he would run for a controversial third presidential term. Thousands of people were killed, disappeared, and tortured in the violence that followed, and more than 417,000 have fled the country.
Global Centre Research Analyst, Dominique Fraser, explores the root causes and necessary action to address human rights violations in Burundi.