New claims of child sex abuse by peacekeepers in Central Africa

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    In this edition: More child sex abuse cases by European troops in Central Africa emerge. Amnesty International reveals satellite images showing possible mass graves in Burundi. And the trial of former Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo enters its second day.
    Fresh allegations of abuse by peacekeepers in the Central African Republic have emerged. U.N. officials say a second group of minors were sexually violated by European and French troops.
    Meanwhile, Amnesty International says it’s detected five mass graves outside the Burundian capital Bujumbura. They’re believed to be filled with victims from a December raid by government forces.
    And the trial against former Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo enters its second day. Gbagbo and his former youth militia leader Charles Blé Goudé face four charges of crimes against humanity.

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    In This Story: Burundi

    Burundi, officially the Republic of Burundi, is a landlocked country in the Great Rift Valley where the African Great Lakes region and East Africa converge. It is bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and southeast, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west; Lake Tanganyika lies along its southwestern border. The capital cities are Gitega and Bujumbura.

    Burundi gained independence in 1962. Roughly 85% of the population are of Hutu ethnic origin, 15% are Tutsi, and fewer than 1% are indigenous Twa. The official languages of Burundi are Kirundi and French, Kirundi being recognised officially as the sole national language.

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    The Central African Republic, or Centrafrique, is a landlocked country in Central Africa.

    It is bordered by Chad to the north, Sudan to the northeast, South Sudan to the southeast, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the south, the Republic of the Congo to the southwest and Cameroon to the west. The CAR covers a land area of about 620,000 square kilometres (240,000 sq mi) and had an estimated population of around 4.7 million as of 2018.

    As of 2020, the CAR is the scene of a civil war, ongoing since 2012.

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