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Vol 51 No 7

Published 2nd April 2010


Burundi

A united opposition protest

The President fears he may not be re-elected in June; his opponents fear they may be eliminated

Twelve worried opposition parties got together on 24 March to issue a joint communiqué denouncing a 'macabre plan' by President Pierre Nkurunziza's government, in the lead-up to the presidential election due on 28 June (AC Vol 50 No 18). Most unusually, their protest brings together both Hutu and Tutsi opposition voices.

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