Burundi refugees flee attacks by ruling party's 'Watchmen'

Burundian refugees wash clothes on May 9, 2015 at a temporary shelter at the Gashora refugee camp in the Bugesera district of Rwanda. The refugees are targeted by the ruling party's youth wing militia. AFP PHOTO | STEPHANIE AGLIETTI

What you need to know:

  • The militia acts in support of President Pierre Nkurunziza, whose bid for a third term has triggered weeks of violent protests in Bujumbura.
  • At least 19 people have been killed and scores wounded since late April.



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