12 months Bloody Burundi polls seen Manilatimes |World
BUJUMBURA, Burundi: This country made history as the first to quit the International Criminal Court. Then it kicked out the United Nations, human rights office, but the latest nerve-tingling news that may be written about Burundi is that the upcoming election could be very bloody due to the crackdown against those opposing the government of Pierre Nkurunziza. “It’s hard to live in Burundi; there’s no freedom. You can’t express ideas opposing the government as there’s a constant fear of being arrested, kidnapped or killed,” said Sake Mathieu, founder of the Community Association for Promotion and Protection of Human Rights. AP ... more