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Opposition Leader Detained, Released; Election Aid Suspended Before Military Coup (May 13, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On May 6, 2015, Burundian opposition leader Audifax Ndabitoreye was arrested by authorities on charges of ...

Topic: Crimes against the state; Elections and politics; Human rights and civil liberties; Protest and dissent
Jurisdiction: Burundi

Court Permits Third Bid for Presidency (May 07, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On May 5, 2015, the Constitutional Court of Burundi decided that the country's president, Pierre Nkurunziza, ...

Topic: Constitution; Elections and politics; Judiciary; Protest and dissent; Racial and ethnic relations
Jurisdiction: Burundi

New Land Law Raises Controversy (January 27, 2014) by Constance Johnson

Burundi recently issued a decree on the structure of the National Commission on Land and Other ...

Topic:  Executive agencies; Farmland; Racial and ethnic relations; Refugees
Jurisdiction: Burundi

New Mining Code Replaces 1976 Law (December 18, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

On October 15, 2013, President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi assented to enactment of the country's new ...

Topic: Mining; Taxation
Jurisdiction: Burundi

New Procedural Code for Administration of Taxation (September 30, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

The Parliament of Burundi adopted a new Tax Procedure Code on September 6, 2013. (Jean Harahagazwe ...

Topic: Taxation
Jurisdiction: Burundi

New Media Law on President (May 28, 2013) by Constance Johnson

Burundi's bi-cameral legislature recently passed a controversial new media law, with the final vote in the ...

Topic: Freedom of the press; Freedom of information
Jurisdiction: Burundi

Senate Endorses New Law on Political Parties (May 05, 2011) by Constance Johnson

On April 28, 2011, Burundi's Senate, one of the two houses that make up the country's ...

Topic: Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Burundi

Report on Human Rights Violations Disputed (September 28, 2010) by Constance Johnson

The Government of Burundi sent a strong protest, in the form of an official note to ...

Topic: Human rights and civil liberties
Jurisdiction: Burundi

Torture Criminalized in Revised Code (June 26, 2009) by Constance Johnson

According to a news report from Burundi dated June 25, 2009, the country has adopted a ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Criminal code
Jurisdiction: Burundi

Possible Switch of Legal Tradition (June 04, 2009) by Hanibal Goitom

Rwanda/Burundi: Possible Switch of Legal Tradition

It was reported on June 2, 2009, that ...

Topic: Legal systems
Jurisdiction: Burundi; Rwanda

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Last updated: May 13, 2015