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Case against Burundi before the African Commission, on extrajudicial killings, forced disappearances and torture

By October 25, 2016 September 10th, 2019 No Comments

On 25 Aug 2016, IHRDA and local partners in Burundi filed a case against Burundi before the ACHPR addressing extrajudicial killings, forced disappearances and torture against eight victims during and after the protests that took place in Burundi following the president’s announcement that he intended to run for a third term in April 2015.

Updates

27 December 2016

The Commission acknowledged receipt of IHRDA’s seizure letter.

7 March 2017

The Commission requested government of Burundi to put in place provisional measures