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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
RUSI Newsbrief, 17 March 2016
Organised Crime and Policing, 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
Director, Organised Crime and Policing

Cathy Haenlein is Director of the Organised Crime and Policing research... read more

Ewan Lawson
Associate Fellow

Ewan Lawson was previously a Royal Air Force officer, initially as a policing and security specialist but in more recent... read more

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