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UN Human Rights Council Calls Special Session on Burundi

The United Nations Human Rights Council says it will hold a special session on violence in Burundi later this week. The session, set for Thursday, was called at the request of the United States, supported by 17 members of the Human Rights Council, and 25 observer states. It is the first such special session since April, when the group convened to discuss terrorist attacks and human rights abuses by the terrorist organization Boko Haram, which is based in northern Nigeria. Burundi has...

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