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Burundi: Medical letter-writing action: Conditions in "regroupment" (forced relocation) camps

, Index number: AFR 16/036/1999

Since September 1999, the Tutsi-dominated armed forces and government of Burundi have forcibly moved approximately 80% of the population (overwhelming Hutu) of the province of Rural Bujumbura from their homes, forcing most into various "regroupment" camps throughout the province. Conditions in the regroupment camps are appalling.. Many serious human rights violations have been reported.

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