Articles about Burundi

Burundi withdraws from the International Criminal Court as violence continues

By Kevin McCann: 18 months into a violent political crisis in Burundi, the government has announced that it will withdraw from the International Criminal Court – an unprecedented step that has many people worried. Read more »

Burundi on the brink: crisis in central Africa

By Burundi Local-Correspondent: The last 12 months have seen a political storm spiral out of control in Burundi. Our Burundi Peacebuilding Expert describes a year of mounting violence. Read more »

Will they, won't they? Africa's third-term presidents

By Kevin McCann: Peace Direct's Local Peacebuilding Experts come together to discuss key issues in a new series of reports. Read more »

Bujumbura calling: preventing and responding to conflict in Burundi

By Kevin McCann: 12 months on from the beginning of a violent political crisis in Burundi, a group of local activists have expanded their project to monitor and respond to conflict.  Read more »

Insight on Coalition for Peace in Burundi

By Katrina Kilkenny: Insight on Conflict takes a look at the work of Coalition for Peace in Africa, who work with people in Burundi to find solutions to conflict. Read more »

Diplomatic tensions between Burundi and Rwanda: a call for peace

By Jean de Dieu Basabose: Diplomatic tensions between Rwanda and Burundi are growing. Jean de Dieu Basabose looks at the reasons behind this, and the prospects for peace Read more »

Burundi update: the week after disputed elections

By Burundi Local-Correspondent: “Temptations for an armed dispute are real” - Peace Direct's Local Correspondent in Burundi looks back at last week's elections. Read more »

An update on Burundi

By Burundi Local-Correspondent: Burundi continues to be rocked by violence as parliamentary and presidential elections loom closer. Peace Direct's Local Correspondent, who is writing anonymously for security reasons, shares an update on the most recent events in the nation. Read more »

An update on Burundi

By Burundi Local-Correspondent: Peace Direct's Local Correspondent in Burundi is providing regular reports on violent protests which have gripped the country since late April this year. Read more »

A call for peace in Burundi

By Insight on Conflict: As the situation in Burundi deteriorates, local peacebuilders are calling for peace. You can help spread their message. Read more »