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FILE - In this Saturday, May 23, 2015 file photo, refugees who fled Burundi's violence and political tension wait to board a UN ship, at Kagunga on Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania, to be taken to the port city of Kigoma. At least 18 Burundian refugees and asylum seekers have been forcibly disappeared from refugee camps in Tanzania over roughly the past year, with many being tortured at a police station in Tanzania and seven remain missing, according to a new report by Human Rights Watch. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)

Report alleges Burundian refugees were disappeared, tortured

Nov. 30, 2020 12:42 AM EST

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The men kicked down the door well before dawn. They shoved their way into the home of the Burundian refugee and put him in handcuffs, while asking why his wife was standing there crying. Within minutes, they were gone. That day in March was the last time she saw her husband, the woman...

Burundi says office of UN special envoy no longer welcome

Nov. 20, 2020 5:46 AM EST

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Burundi is no longer welcoming the United Nations special envoy to the East African nation, asserting that peace has been achieved after a deadly political crisis. In a letter sent to the to the U.N. secretary-general and seen by The Associated Press, Burundi’s foreign minister...