Burundi violence “might be crimes against humanity”-Human Rights Expert

| Updated Sep 20, 2017 at 9:17am

 

 

Torture, rape and arbitrary detention in Burundi may amount to crimes against humanity, UN-appointed experts told the Human Rights Council on Tuesday.

Violence erupted in Burundi after President Pierre Nkurunziza won a controversial third term in office in 2015.

Fatsah Ouguergouz, head of the UN Commission of Inquiry tasked with investigating the situation, explained the panel's findings to UN Radio's Daniel Johnson.

Listen to the attached audio.

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