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Burundi: Elections ‘Levy’ Opens Door to Abuse

Expand March organized by the ruling CNDD-FDD in Burundi’s Gitega province, August 24, 2017. © 2019 Private (Nairobi) – Local officials and members of the widely feared youth wing of Burundi’s ruling party have extorted donations for the upcoming 2020 elections, in many cases with threats or force, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Members of the youth group, the Imbonerakure, have blocked access to basic public services for those who cannot show a receipt for their payment. December 6, 2019 Report “We Let Our Children Go Hungry to Pay” Abuses Related to the 2020 Election…

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