Burundi: A Dangerous Third Term

TitleBurundi: A Dangerous Third Term
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication2016
Subtitle / Series TitleAfrica Report N°235
InstitutionInternational Crisis Group

The current political crisis has reopened the wounds of Burundi’s past. Hardliners now dominant in the government brutally stifle dissent, fuel ethnic hatred, and undermine the Arusha accord that framed Burundi’s peace for the past decade. The international community should push toward real dialogue, and prepare to intervene if violence escalates.

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