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War crimes court opens preliminary probe into Burundi crisis

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VIOLENCE IN BURUNDI. In this file photo, Kenyan activists and Burundians residing in Kenya hold a candlelight service to call for peace in Burundi, that has been gripped by violence between police and armed groups since April. File photo by Dai Kurokawa/EPA

An ICC prosecutor says she had been following events since April 2015 when Burundi was thrown into turmoil by President Pierre Nkurunziza’s announcement that he would run for a third term

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (Apr. 25, 2016) — The chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court said Monday, April 25, she was opening a preliminary probe into violence in Burundi, which has been engulfed in a deep political crisis for a year. Continue reading War crimes court opens preliminary probe into Burundi crisis