Burundi's Human Rights Crisis - Human Rights Watch

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BURUNDI’S HUMAN RIGHTS CRISIS Materials Published by Human Rights Watch April 2015 to July 2016

Map of Burundi’s provinces ..................................................................................... i Glossary of Terms and Acronyms ............................................................................ ii Introduction ........................................................................................................... 1 Burundi: Gang Rapes by Ruling Party Youth ............................................................ 3 July 27, 2016 – Press Release...................................................................................................................3

UN Committee Against Torture: Submission on Burundi .........................................17 July 13, 2016 – Part of a Special Review on Burundi during the 58th session of the CAT ...................17

Burundi: Intelligence Services Torture Suspected Opponents ............................... 25 July 7, 2016 – Press Release...................................................................................................................25

Interactive Dialogue on the High Commissioner’s report on Burundi ..................... 39 June 29, 2016 – Statement delivered at the United Nations Human Rights Council under Item 10 ......39

Dispatches: Students Jailed for Doodling in Burundi ............................................. 40 June 20, 2016 – Dispatch .......................................................................................................................40

Burundi: Government Investigations Ignore State Abuses ..................................... 42 April 13, 2016 – Press Release ...............................................................................................................42

Killings, abductions and torture spread fear in Burundi ......................................... 49 April 13, 2016 – Interview with Carina Tertsakian, Senior Researcher .................................................49

Oral Intervention – Enhanced Interactive Dialogue on Burundi .............................. 53 March 22, 2016 – Statement delivered at the United Nations Human Rights Council under Item 10 ...53

Burundi: Abductions, Killings Spread Fear ............................................................ 55 February 25, 2016 – Press Release .........................................................................................................55

Dispatches: Pulling Burundi Back from the Brink? ................................................ 72 January 20, 2016 – Dispatch ..................................................................................................................72

Human Rights Watch Statement – Human Rights Council Special Session on Burundi ................................................................................................................ 73 December 17, 2015 – Statement .............................................................................................................73

Dispatches: Fresh Attempts to Muzzle Free Speech in Burundi .............................. 75 December 1, 2015 – Dispatch ................................................................................................................75

Joint NGO Statement Urging Coordinated Global Response to the Escalating Human Rights Crisis in Burundi ........................................................................................ 77 November 12, 2015 – Joint Statement....................................................................................................77

Burundi: President’s Speech Instills Fear as Killings Increase ............................... 78 November 11, 2015 – Press Release ...............................................................................................