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UN Concerned About Reports of Gang-Rapes, Mass Graves in Burundi

The United Nations human rights chief has spoken out against increasing violence in Burundi, where he warns "a complete breakdown of law and order is just around the corner." U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein released a statement Friday saying a series of raids Burundian security forces conducted on December 11 against opposition supporters' houses triggered human rights violations. He said there were reports of gang-rapes of women during...

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