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US Raises Alarm of Possible Human Rights Violations in Burundi

The U.S. State Department says it is "deeply alarmed" by reports out of Burundi of serious human rights violations stemming from a nine-month political crisis. Spokesman Mark Toner issued a statement Tuesday calling on the Burundian government to "permit an immediate, impartial investigation into these recent allegations and to hold accountable all those found responsible for crimes." Numerous reports of gang rapes of women by security forces, torture, extrajudicial...

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