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Report: Burundi Crackdown on Political Protests Too Harsh

Amnesty International released a report saying Burundian authorities repressed political demonstrations earlier this year as if they were an insurrection, using lethal force to silence anti-government protesters. Sarah Jackson, Amnesty's deputy regional director for East Africa, said it is a tragedy that protesters "had to brave [face] bullets to have their voices heard."   She called on Burundian authorities to "urgently, thoroughly and transparently"...

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