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Burundi's Government Trying to Disarm Civilians

The U.S. State Department has called on Burundi's government to disarm all militias, including the ruling party's youth wing, the Imbonerakure, to prevent a further escalation of violence. Burundi's government says a disarmament program is underway. Critics say the program, however, is targeting areas that opposed the president's bid for a third term. Burundi’s capital, Bujumbura, has seen a rise in clashes involving police. Police said Wednesday that officers shot...

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