Burundi: New administration’s broken promises to improve human rights: Amnesty International: Submission to the 43rd session of the UPR Working Group, 4 May 2023

Index Number: AFR 16/6092/2022

In this submission, Amnesty International evaluates the implementation of recommendations made to Burundi in its previous UPR, including on extrajudicial and unlawful killings, enforced disappearances, torture and other ill-treatment, arbitrary arrests, attacks against human rights defenders, and shrinking of civic space. It also assesses the national human rights framework regarding efforts to address cybercrimes, sexual and gender-based violence, past human rights violations through the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and the promotion and protection of human rights through the National Independent Human Rights Commission.

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