Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Burundians Continue to Flee Country

The U.N. refugee agency said thousands of Burundians continue to flee political instability and violence. About 10-thousand refugees crossed into neighboring countries over the weekend before the government closed the borders prior to parliamentary elections. It’s now estimated that at least 144,000 refugees have fled Burundi since the beginning of April. That’s when violence erupted after President Pierre Nkurunziza announced he would seek a third term. UNHCR spokesperson Karin de...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter