The Listening Post

Burundi's media vacuum

How is Burundi's media crackdown adding to an already volatile situation that threatens another civil war?

Burundi

'Gross human rights violations' taking place in Burundi

UN probe team draws up lists of suspects behind alleged human rights violations amounting to crimes against humanity.

Politics

Burundi officers flee country over fears of repression

Deserters feared repression over their ethnicity and perceived support of the opposition amid political unrest.

Burundi

Reintegrating child soldiers in Burundi

Can children forced to fight be reintegrated back into their families and communities?

War & Conflict

Burundi rejects UN police deployment amid violence

Burundi insists its security forces are in control, while recent waves of violence leave more than 500 dead.

Burundi

Protests in Burundi after UN decides to send police

Hundreds march in Bujumbura to protest against Security Council decision to send up to 228 police officers to Burundi.

Burundi

UN agrees to send police force to Burundi

Security Council authorises deployment of a small contingent to monitor and report as the security situation worsens.

UpFront

Rwandan FM: Rwanda is not 'destabilising' Burundi

Louise Mushikiwabo denies allegations that the government provided military training to Burundian refugees.

Human Rights

Rwanda foreign minister rejects claims of rights abuse

Denying that government is intolerant of criticism, Louise Mushikiwabo says Rwanda "has its own way of doing things".

Burundi

Teens arrested for defacing Burundi president photo

At least two people are shot and injured in protest over arrests of 11 schoolchildren for "insulting" Pierre Nkurunziza.

Inside Story

Can talks lead to peace in Burundi?

After a year of violence in Burundi, talks are under way in Tanzania to find a solution to the political crisis.

Politics

Rwanda expels over 1,500 Burundians as relations fray

Rwanda claims the expulsions were part of crackdowns on those living illegally in the country.

War & Conflict

Burundi's Nkurunziza condemns killing of army general

President Pierre Nkurunziza says killing of top general was shameful and that attackers will be hunted down.

Human Rights

ICC to investigate Burundi political violence

UN estimate says at least 430 people killed in the past year after President Nkurinziza launched election campaign.

Africa

Burundi today, after a year of unrest

A photographic journey through a year of unrest, brutality and repression in a country in crisis.