Violent protests in Burundi enter the third week

Another protester has been killed in Burundi during violent demonstrations in Bujumbura, bringing the death toll to 15 and more than 220 injured. Three vehicles have been set on fire. Protesters have been throwing stones at police. Police have used tear gas, and some reported that police fired toward the crowd.

Advice For Travellers

Violent protests against the president’s bid for a third term are now in the third week. Avoid the Bujumbura districts of Butarere, Ngagara, and Musaga, and avoid any large public gathering or demonstration.