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Arrest, Don’t Execute Burundi Killers

Expand Mass funeral held on May 15, 2018 for 26 people killed in Ruhagarika, Burundi, on May 11.  © 2018 Private Last Friday night, a group of assailants armed with guns and machetes, some in military uniforms, entered a small Burundi village near the Democratic Republic of Congo border and started attacking civilians. According to witnesses, the assailants killed 26 people, including 11 children. At least 12 of the victims had family members in the police, and two may have been members of the ruling party’s youth league, the Imbonerakure, which may suggest they were targeted by armed opposition…

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