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UNHCR Appeals for UGX 1.5 Trillion for ‘Forgotten' Burundi Refugees burundi crisis 1 1 Top story

The UN Refugee Agency said in a statement that the appeal, backed by 26 UNHCR partners, was necessary to assist refugees struggling to survive in neighboring countries where efforts were falling short of acceptable humanitarian standards.
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Burundi Committing Crimes against Humanity- Report burundi crisis

The report indicates that the crimes are taking place in the context of Killings, torture, sexual violence, degrading treatment, enforced disappearances and arbitrary arrests, among others. Alleged perpetrators of the violence include high-level officials, of the National Intelligence Services and the national police force, military officials, and members of the youth league of the ruling party, known as Imbonerakure.
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Agencies Need UGX 80 Trillion to Meet Humanitarian Needs in 2017 burundi crisis 1

The humanitarian appeal is the culmination of a global effort to assess needs and decide collective response strategies by hundreds of organizations delivering food, shelter, health care, protection, emergency education and other basic assistance to people in conflict- and disaster-affected regions.
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Burundi Crisis Drives 300,000 into Asylum -UNHCR burundi refugees Top story

Most of these have fled from Muyinga, Makamba, Cankuzo, Kirundo and Ruyigi provinces in search of asylum and international protection. The crisis in Burundi was sparked off by the announcement by President Pierre Nkurunziza, of his intention to run for president, for a third time in office.
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War, Violence and Persecution Fueling Refugee Crisis - Report refugees in uganda

With 512,968 refugees and asylum-seekers, Uganda has now become the 8th-largest refugee hosting country in the world and the third largest refugee-hosting country in Africa, according to UNHCRs annual Global Trends report that tracks forced displacement worldwide.
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Burundi Gov't Declines Talks With Coup Plotters burundi crisis 1 2 Top story

Jean Bosco Barege, Burundis Ambassador to Uganda, told a media conference in Kampala this afternoon, that under no circumstances will the government hold negotiations with the coup plotters, who unsuccessfully tried to oust Nkurunziza from power in May 2015.
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Good Governance Can End Terrorism – UN Chief burundi crisis

The UN Secretary General is concerned that terrorism and violent extremism are a growing threat on the continent. Indeed, Al-Shabaab, Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, Boko Haram, and the Lords Resistance Army had established a presence and expanded their activities across borders.
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Rights Activists Task AU Summit on Burundi Crisis

The letter urges AU leaders to use all diplomatic leverage to secure consent from the Burundian government for the deployment of an African peacekeeping force, and to begin formal talks on setting up a hybrid judicial court to try alleged perpetrators of human rights abuses in South Sudan.
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Uganda to Investigate Extra judicial Killings in Burundi burundi crisis 1 2 Top story

President Museveni says the delay by African countries to intervene in the crisis has seen growing clashes between government forces and the opposition.
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Uganda To Resume Fresh Burundi Peace Talks regional security 1 4

The talks, scheduled to kick off on December 28, will be chaired by President Yoweri Museveni, who was appointed mediator by the East African Community, and held in Arusha, Tanzania.
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Uganda Prepares For Burundi Refugees burundi crisis 3 1 Top story

David Kazungu, the Commissioner for Refugees at the Office of the Prime Minister says Uganda expects about 100,000 Burundian refugees.
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Burundi Opposition Parties Petition EAC On Crisis reactions

The petition by the opposition parties comes just a week after leaders from the EAC agreed on mediation efforts to be led by the President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. His mediation role has however been challenged by the opposition parties.
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More than 50,000 Flee Burundi to Escape Spiraling Violence - UNHCR burundi crisis

Many people have experienced difficulties while trying to leave Burundi. Several women have reported threats of rape from armed men, and having to bribe their way through roadblocks. Some have walked for hours through the bush with their children.
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