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UN Rights Chief Says Many in Burundi Live in 'Terror'

The U.N. human rights chief, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, said Friday that Burundi is on the brink of a sudden escalation of violence to "massive proportions." "Continued human rights violations and impunity for perpetrators mean that many of Burundi's people live in terror," Zeid told the U.N. Security Council. He said that despite some progress in Burundi, which includes the release of a number political detainees, human rights violations are...

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