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Increasing Violence in Burundi Stokes Fear of Civil War

The fear of civil war breaking out in Burundi is growing as violence and human rights violations in the country increase. The U.N. Human Rights Office says it is extremely worried about the situation in which activists and journalists are being targeted by agents of the country’s national intelligence agency.   It condemns the violence against a prominent human rights defender, Pierre Claver Mbonhimpa, who was badly injured after being shot by two people on a motorbike late...

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