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Burundian Schoolchildren Arrested for Defacing President's Photo

Authorities in Burundi arrested 11 students last week for defacing a photo of President Pierre Nkurunziza. Hundreds more were suspended from two other schools on similar charges.The United Nations Children's Fund says it is concerned with the situation, and is calling on Burundian authorities to respect the students' right to an education. Burundi has undergone more than a year of turmoil since President Pierre Nkurunziza decided to run for a third term, which his critics said was...

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