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2,000 More Burundians Flee to Uganda

Uganda has received thousands of refugees since November 2014

More than 2, hospital 000 Burundians arrived in Uganda during the first month of 2016, erectile http://changescale.org/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar%202/src/views/single-event.php the United Nations Refugees Agency has revealed.

The development underscores the impact of the growing political turmoil in Burundi under President Pierre Nkurunziza on the common man.

UNCHR said in a brief statement to ChimpReports on Monday that the latest influx of refugees in Uganda is “a similar monthly arrival rate to what we were seeing at the end of 2015.”

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It further stated that majority of new arrivals are being taken to Nakivale Refugee Settlement in the South-West of Uganda.

“New arrivals are reporting that relatives who have previously participated in demonstrations against the Burundian President are being attacked or imprisoned, http://cerlalc.org/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/modules/listo.php ” the agency reported.

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the Government and people of Burundi should resolve the country’s months-long political crisis through inclusive dialogue.

He further warned that the deteriorating situation in Burundi is “a source of great concern, not only in the region, but in the continent and the world.”

He added: “The United Nations has been always urging, particularly Burundian political leaders, including President [Pierre] Nkurunziza, to engage in inclusive dialogue, listening carefully the concerns and aspirations of Burundian people.”


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