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Burundian Refugees in Tanzania Face Increasing Danger

Évariste Ndayishimiye’s first foreign visit as the president of Burundi was nothing if not symbolic

He chose Kigoma, a town in northwestern Tanzania near which about 154,000 Burundian nationals continue to seek protection from the previous administration’s…

  • Mausi Segun
  • HRW

Many Burundians in the area probably eyed the visit, during which Ndayishimiye and Tanzanian President John Magufuli agreed to strengthen relations, as a sign that the…

These dangers are all too real.

Since October 2019, Human Rights Watch has documented how Tanzanian police and…

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