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UN Rights Chief Appeals for Calm in Burundi

The U.N. high commissioner for human rights is urging the Burundi government and opponents to step back from the brink before the current crisis breaks out into a full-fledged civil war.   The U.N.’s top human rights official, Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, says he is deeply alarmed by the latest developments in Burundi’s unfolding crisis.  The High Commissioner is referring to the bloody events on Friday, when gunmen attacked three military camps in the capital, triggering heavy...

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