Suicide of Burundian in Canadian Jail Latest ‘Stain’ on Immigration System, Critics Say
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.
Skepticism Greets Decision to Send Human Rights and Military Observers Into Burundi
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.
Cautious Optimism Follows Meeting Between Burundi’s President and UN Secretary-General
Burundi’s embattled president announced that the government is open to talks with the opposition and willing to release hundreds of prisoners.