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Leading Burundian Activist Shot

Civic leaders in Burundi say a prominent human rights activist has been shot and seriously wounded in the capital, Bujumbura, a day after a top general was assassinated. The civic leaders say Pierre Claver Mbonimpa, who heads the Association for the Protection of Human Rights and Detained Persons, was shot by men on motorcycles as he was going home Monday. They say he was taken to a local hospital and is in serious condition. Mbonimpa had publicly opposed President Pierre...

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