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15 Dec 2018 | 08:27 PM UTC

Burundi: Demonstration in Bujumbura December 15

Burundi News Alert

Government organizes demonstration against British broadcaster in Bujumbura December 15

TIMEFRAME expected from 12/15/2018, 12:00 AM until 12/15/2018, 11:59 PM (Africa/Bujumbura). COUNTRY/REGION Bujumbura


The central government organized a demonstration in Bujumbura on Saturday, December 15, to protest allegations of torture by security forces presented by the UK television station BBC. According to a local reports, demonstrators marched from the United Nations roundabout to Independence place. Government officials indicated additional actions would be taken until the BBC withdraws the report. Residual transportation disruptions and a heightened security presence are possible over the coming hours. 


Individuals in Bujumbura are advised to avoid all protests as a precaution, monitor the situation, and obey instructions issued by the local authorities.


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