News coming in is that Burundi has forced the United Nations to shut down the local human rights office in the country after 23 years, according to the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet.
Here are some of the shocking comments regarding the unpredictable closure:
.@mbachelet regrets closure of #Burundi office at Government insistence but pledges to continue to shed light on rights violations in the country. She urges Burundi to cooperate with the @UN on #HumanRights & stands ready to engage with authorities 👉 https://t.co/tsddMIFoDy pic.twitter.com/TPyOmqIB9c
— UN Human Rights (@UNHumanRights) March 5, 2019
#Burundi — UN Human Rights Office in Burundi closes. @mbachelet says: “Even as our Office in Burundi closes, we will continue to explore other ways to work to shed light on human rights concerns and support the advocacy, promotion and protection of human rights in the country.” pic.twitter.com/uuVvS1fLyA— iBurundi (@iburundi) March 5, 2019
— Zyite.com (@zyiteblog) March 5, 2019