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Vol 51 No 13

Published 25th June 2010


Burundi

Single party rules again

Democracy has not been established despite international encouragement and the presidential election is a one-horse race

The one-party state is back. President Pierre Nkurunziza will be the only candidate in the 28 June presidential elections. The opposition’s right to hold meetings has been suspended, along with the right to strike. International efforts to help restore democracy are petering out.

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