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ICC opens an investigation into Burundi
On 9 November, Pre-trial ICC judges have announced that they have authorized the ICC prosecutor to open an investigation...
Burundi leaves the International Criminal Court
Today, Burundi’s withdrawal from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) will come into effect – a sa...
Burundi: enforced disappearances “systematic and widespread”
16.10.2017 - (Last modified: 25.10.2018)
TRIAL International and the FOCODE denounce with a common voice the widespread crimes in Burundi to the UN Working Group...
Crimes against humanity in Burundi: what now?
The United Nations Commission of Inquiry reckoned that crimes against humanity had been committed in Burundi since 2015....
Burundi: Open letter to the Human Rights Council
To Permanent Representatives of Members and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council: Renewing the Mandate of the...
“We live in permanent fear”: Burundians’ daily ordeal
Alice (real name withheld) lives in Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi. Despite the government’s assertions that the coun...
Repression in Burundi, arrest in the DRC
03.07.2017 - (Last modified: 07.07.2017)
Journalist Egide Mwemero was tortured in the DRC for “crimes” committed in Burundi – a case that illustrates the silenci...
Forced into exile, a Burundian lawyer on the frontline
Mr Janvier Bigirimana took part in a TRIAL International training in 2014. How did this new knowledge help him in his fi...
Preventing sexual violence through justice and deterrence
On the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, the international community reiterates the...
Burundi before the ICC: is the complementarity assessment satisfied?
In a Communication to the International Criminal Court (ICC), TRIAL argues that Burundi is failing to investigate and pu...
Burundi: civil society raises the alarm
18.05.2017 - (Last modified: 08.06.2017)
Four representatives of Burundian NGOs visited Geneva. Pierre-Claver MBONIMPA (President of the APRODH), Armel NIYONGERE...
Why the Working Group on Enforced Disappearances should go to Burundi
02.05.2017 - (Last modified: 09.10.2017)
Citing numerous cases of enforced disappearances, TRIAL International calls on the United Nations Working Group on Enfor...
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