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U.S. Embassy Greatly Concerned About the Events Occurred in Bujumbura on April 26 (April 27, 2015)

April 27, 2015 The United States is greatly concerned about the events that took place in Bujumbura on April 26, 2015. Violent suppression of dissent and intimidation of citizens who have a right to protest peacefully is unacceptable in a nation that wishes to strengthen its democratic transition from a post conflict society. Burundians have ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Potential for Continued Protests in Bujumbura (April 27, 2015)

Monday, April 27, 2015 The U.S. Embassy alerts U.S. citizens residing in and visiting Burundi that major political protests are expected today, Monday, April 27. The protests are expected to take place in various areas of Bujumbura, including the city center, and may also occur in the interior of the country. The protests are intended ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Potential for Protests in Bujumbura on Sunday April 26, 2015 (April 26, 2015)

April 26, 2015 The U.S. Embassy alerts U.S. citizens residing in and visiting Burundi that a major political protest is expected today, Sunday, April 26.  The protest is planned to begin at Gare du Nord in Kamenge and move to Cathedral Regina Mundi. The protest is intended to oppose the third term candidacy of President ...
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U.S. Deeply Regrets Burundi’s Disregard for the Arusha Agreement (April 25, 2015)

Press Statement – Marie Harf Acting Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson – Washington, DC – April 25, 2015 The United States deeply regrets the decision by Burundi’s ruling party, the National Council for the Defense of Democracy–Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD), to disregard the term-limit provisions of the Arusha Agreement by naming ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Potential for Protests in Burundi over the Weekend of April 25-26, 2015 (April 23, 2015)

Thursday, April 23, 2015 | United States Embassy Bujumbura, Burundi The U.S. Embassy alerts U.S. citizens residing in and visiting Burundi that a major political party meeting is expected during the weekend of April 25-26, 2015. Political demonstrations and protests may occur in Bujumbura and other locations in Burundi during this time. U.S. citizens should ...
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