Burundi: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review: Third session of the UPR Working Group of the UN Human Rights Council, December 2008

By AI International Secretariat, , Index number: AFR 16/003/2008

In this submission, Amnesty International provides information under sections C and D as stipulated in the General Guidelines for the Preparation of Information under the Universal Periodic Review. Amnesty International describes concerns related to violence against women, rape by both state and non-state actors, including law enforcement officials and military officers, and concerns related to torture and other ill-treatment carried out within the Burundian criminal justice system and the administration of justice. Amnesty International makes a number of recommendations in the areas of concerns listed.

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