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Zeid condemns spate of assassinations in Burundi

By Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on Wednesday condemned the increasing number of attacks against high level officials in Burundi, including most recently the assassination of Brigadier General Athanase Kararuza and his wife on Monday, and the apparent assassination attempt against the Minister of Human Rights, Social Affairs and Gender, Martin Nivyabandi, the previous day, Sunday 24 April.