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UN Official: Burundi at 'Tipping Point'

A top United Nations official says Burundi is at the "tipping point" of descending into mass violence and is urging the U.N. Security Council to act. In a speech late Monday to the Council, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights said at least 240 people have been killed in Burundi since anti-government protests began in April, and that "bodies are being dumped on the streets on an almost nightly basis." Zeid Ra'Ad Al Hussein blamed most of the violence on...

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