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Activist: 70 Killed in Burundi Political Turmoil Since April

At least 70 civilians have been killed in clashes with Burundi's security forces since the start of anti-government protests in April, a rights activist said Friday. Pierre-Claver Mbonimpa, who heads Burundi's influential rights group Aprodeh (Association for the Protection of Human Rights and Detained Persons), also said 500 people have been wounded, and more than 1,000 jailed and dozens of prisoners tortured in weeks of political violence in Burundi. Bujumbura, the capital,...

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