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« We flee when we see them » : abuses with impunity at the National Intelligence Service in Burundi

> HRW Report, october 2006, 37 p., (pdf)

In the year to September 2006, Burundi’s state intelligence agency, now called the National Intelligence Service (Service National de Renseignement, SNR) appears to have been responsible for the extrajudicial execution of at least 38 individuals, and has tortured and arbitrarily detained some 200 more. These serious abuses have been perpetrated largely with impunity. A new government took office in August 2005 but its first year in power was marked by continued conflict with the last (...) read

date of on-line publication : 7 March 2007

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