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To Permanent Representatives of Members and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council: Renewing the Mandate of the...
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Alice (real name withheld) lives in Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi. Despite the government’s assertions that the coun...
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Repression in Burundi, arrest in the DRC

03.07.2017 - (Last modified: 07.07.2017)
Journalist Egide Mwemero was tortured in the DRC for “crimes” committed in Burundi – a case that illustrates the silenci...
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Mr Janvier Bigirimana took part in a TRIAL International training in 2014. How did this new knowledge help him in his fi...
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On the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, the international community reiterates the...
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In a Communication to the International Criminal Court (ICC), TRIAL argues that Burundi is failing to investigate and pu...
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Burundi: civil society raises the alarm

18.05.2017 - (Last modified: 08.06.2017)
Four representatives of Burundian NGOs visited Geneva. Pierre-Claver MBONIMPA (President of the APRODH), Armel NIYONGERE...
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Citing numerous cases of enforced disappearances, TRIAL International calls on the United Nations Working Group on Enfor...
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A student unjustly jailed for years

26.04.2017 - (Last modified: 17.08.2017)
Student and member of the opposition detained Mr. Onesphore (real name withheld) is a student and political opponent. In 2015, while having lunch, he was arrested by police officers and locked up in a cell, before being transferred to a prison, where he is still detained to this day. Like others before him, he is a victim of the wave of arrests of political opponents...

Disappearance of Jean Bigirimana exemplifies an alarming trend

10.04.2017 - (Last modified: 13.04.2017)
The journalist and critic of the government disappeared in July 2016. In the face of his family’s distress and the gover...
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Pierre-Claver Mbonimpa is a leading figure in the fight for human rights in Burundi. During a recent trip to Geneva, he...
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Burundi: pre-crisis violence must not be forgotten

03.03.2017 - (Last modified: 10.03.2017)
In 2014, a political drag-net cast over the opposition highlighted the repression that prevails in the country. However,...
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