Japanese photographer Ryo Kameyama lost his sight in his left eye documenting the conflict in Palestine's Gaza Strip.
While Burundi wallows in political upheaval, the United Nations has watched its government repress protests as dissidents and members of the opposition are tortured, killed, or disappeared.
An International Criminal Court prosecutor said she had seen reports of imprisonment, torture, and rape in Burundi over the last year as political tensions have devolved into violence.
Alfred Aubin Mugenzi, who goes by the stage name Kigingi, was picked up by the National Intelligence Service 10 months after he performed a skit that mocked Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza.
Melkioro Gahungu, 64, is the 13th detainee to die while under CBSA custody since 2000. He had served his time for killing his wife, and was being held for deportation when he hanged himself in a Toronto jail.
President Pierre Nkurunziza has finally agreed to let the international community intervene in Burundi's crisis, but regional experts and members of the political opposition have expressed their doubts.
Burundi’s embattled president announced that the government is open to talks with the opposition and willing to release hundreds of prisoners.
Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, was paralyzed by a strike urging president Joseph Kabila to end his rule after 15 years in power.