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Burundi: 15 Years On, No Justice for Gatumba Massacre

Expand Mourners gather on August 16, 2004, around the coffins of more than 150 Congolese Tutsi massacred at Gatumba, a United Nations-run refugee camp in Burundi. © 2004 Aloys Niyoyita/AP Photo (Goma) – Victims of an armed attack on a refugee camp in Burundi and their families are still waiting for justice and compensation 15 years later. The attack on the Gatumba refugee camp in Burundi killed more than 150 Congolese civilians and wounded another 106. A criminal case was opened in 2013 but stalled in 2014 and has not resumed since. The Burundian authorities should guarantee that the judiciary…

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