Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Burundi elections should they be postponed?

Parliamentary elections should take place in Burundi on 5th June. However according to the BBC African leaders have urged that they be postponed.

on 28th may the EU suspended its election observation mission. in its statement it refers to an atmosphere of intimation rendering the elections impossible 

IPU has background data on the  electoral system.
The national election commission has communiques and lists of candidates about the conduct of the elections.

get news stories from All Africa.com.
IRIN Humanitarian news.

International Crisis Group calls it a moment of truth. Other reports express concern it will re open violence.
Human Rights Watch refers to deadly violence being used against protestors
Amnesty International writes of the government pursuing a campaign of intimidation.
Africa Research institute has an interactive map of elections in Africa in 2015, with articles and some analysis
United Nations concerns
ISS south Africa analysis of security.
Iteka -- Ligue Burundaise des Droits de l'Homme (Bujumbura, Burundi)

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