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Efforts to bring those responsible for atrocities in Syria before European courts are starting to bear fruit, notably in Swedish and German courts, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. While various authorities in Europe have opened…
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The human rights situation in Burundi has deteriorated significantly since 2015, in particular in the capital, Bujumbura. In light of the alarming increase in extrajudicial killings, abductions and torture, Human Rights Watch is calling on the Burundian…
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Burundian police have used excessive force against people protesting President Pierre Nkurunziza’s election bid for a third term. Police have shot at crowds indiscriminately and severely beaten demonstrators and detainees. Dozens of people have been…
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Human Rights Watch released a short video about leading Burundian human rights activist Pierre Claver Mbonimpa, who has been in prison since May 2014.
 
 Mbonimpa, 66, is the president of the Association for the Protection of Human Rights and…