Rwanda: January 19, 2000

Archives

Nelson Mandela, who agreed last week to become the chief mediator in Burundi's civil war, said that all parties "share blame" for the estimated 200,000 people who have died since the war started in 1993. Mandela's presence has clearly given the negotiations diplomatic weight. dead. On January 16 he criticized the Burundian governments "regroupement" policy (what FYEO has called concentration camps). On January 19, the Burdundian government said it would close 10 of the camps "soon." The UNHCR says 330,000 people are currently in 53 camps (most of them around the capital, Bujumbura).


 

Article Archive

Rwanda: Current 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 


X

ad

Help Keep Us From Drying Up

We need your help! Our subscription base has slowly been dwindling.

Each month we count on your contribute. You can support us in the following ways:

  1. Make sure you spread the word about us. Two ways to do that are to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
  2. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. We’ll send the news to your email box, and you don’t have to come to the site unless you want to read columns or see photos.
  3. You can contribute to the health of StrategyPage.
Subscribe   contribute   Close