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Riot police chase a demonstrator in Bujumbura, Burundi, May 2015. In the last year over 900 people have been killed and 240,000 have fled the country. Courtesy of Jerome Delay/AP/Press Association Images.

Stepping Up or Backing Down? The African Union and Burundi

Cathy Haenlein and Ewan Lawson
Newsbrief, 17 March 2016
African Union, International Institutions, Law and Ethics, Terrorism, Africa
As part of its efforts to maintain security on the continent, the African Union needs to prioritise the protection of civilians

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Cathy Haenlein
Senior Research Fellow, National Security and Resilience

Cathy Haenlein is a Senior Research Fellow in RUSI’s National Security and Resilience Studies group, where she leads the Institute’s... read more

Ewan Lawson
Senior Research Fellow

Ewan Lawson is Senior Research Fellow for Military Influence at the Royal United Services Institute.

He researches a range of... read more

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