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Burundi Capital Shuts Down Amid Protests
Bujumbura
By Alex Pritz
14 May 2015

Protesters and police face off in the streets in the Burundian capital of Bujumbura following weeks of unrest in opposition to President Nkurunziza's nomination for a third term, a violation of Burundi's constitution. The protest brought large parts of the city to a standstill.

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Burundi: Protests Erupt in Bujumbura ...
Bujumbura, Burundi
By Bernard Bankukira
11 May 2015

Despite a ban on demonstrations by the National Security Council of Burundi, protesters from various neighbourhoods of the capital Bujumbura took to the streets on Monday April 11, 2015 in large numbers compared to the previous days, to say no to the thrid term bid of President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Bujumbura Protests 01
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
11 May 2015

Security forces tried to clear blocked roads in Bujumbura on Sunday following call made by the National Security Council.

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Bujumbura Protests 02
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
11 May 2015

Security forces tried to clear blocked roads in Bujumbura on Sunday following call made by the National Security Council.

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Bujumbura Protests 03
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
11 May 2015

Security forces tried to clear blocked roads in Bujumbura on Sunday following call made by the National Security Council.

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Bujumbura Protests 04
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
11 May 2015

Security forces tried to clear blocked roads in Bujumbura on Sunday following call made by the National Security Council.

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Bujumbura Protests 05
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
11 May 2015

Despite a ban on demonstrations by the National Security Council of Burundi, protesters from various neighbourhoods of the capital Bujumbura took to the streets on this Monday in large numbers compared to the previous days, to say no to the third term bid of President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Bujumbura Protests 06
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
11 May 2015

Despite a ban on demonstrations by the National Security Council of Burundi, protesters from various neighbourhoods of the capital Bujumbura took to the streets on this Monday in large numbers compared to the previous days, to say no to the third term bid of President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Bujumbura Protests 07
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
11 May 2015

Despite a ban on demonstrations by the National Security Council of Burundi, protesters from various neighbourhoods of the capital Bujumbura took to the streets on this Monday in large numbers compared to the previous days, to say no to the third term bid of President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Bujumbura Protests 08
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
11 May 2015

Despite a ban on demonstrations by the National Security Council of Burundi, protesters from various neighbourhoods of the capital Bujumbura took to the streets on this Monday in large numbers compared to the previous days, to say no to the third term bid of President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Bujumbura Protests 09
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
11 May 2015

Despite a ban on demonstrations by the National Security Council of Burundi, protesters from various neighbourhoods of the capital Bujumbura took to the streets on this Monday in large numbers compared to the previous days, to say no to the third term bid of President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Bujumbura Protests 10
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
11 May 2015

Despite a ban on demonstrations by the National Security Council of Burundi, protesters from various neighbourhoods of the capital Bujumbura took to the streets on this Monday in large numbers compared to the previous days, to say no to the third term bid of President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Bujumbura Protests 11
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
11 May 2015

Despite a ban on demonstrations by the National Security Council of Burundi, protesters from various neighbourhoods of the capital Bujumbura took to the streets on this Monday in large numbers compared to the previous days, to say no to the third term bid of President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Bujumbura Protests 12
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
11 May 2015

Despite a ban on demonstrations by the National Security Council of Burundi, protesters from various neighbourhoods of the capital Bujumbura took to the streets on this Monday in large numbers compared to the previous days, to say no to the third term bid of President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Bujumbura Protests 13
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
11 May 2015

Despite a ban on demonstrations by the National Security Council of Burundi, protesters from various neighbourhoods of the capital Bujumbura took to the streets on this Monday in large numbers compared to the previous days, to say no to the third term bid of President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Bujumbura Protests 14
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
11 May 2015

Despite a ban on demonstrations by the National Security Council of Burundi, protesters from various neighbourhoods of the capital Bujumbura took to the streets on this Monday in large numbers compared to the previous days, to say no to the third term bid of President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Bujumbura Protests 15
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
11 May 2015

Despite a ban on demonstrations by the National Security Council of Burundi, protesters from various neighbourhoods of the capital Bujumbura took to the streets on this Monday in large numbers compared to the previous days, to say no to the third term bid of President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Bujumbura Protests 16
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
11 May 2015

Despite a ban on demonstrations by the National Security Council of Burundi, protesters from various neighbourhoods of the capital Bujumbura took to the streets on this Monday in large numbers compared to the previous days, to say no to the third term bid of President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Bujumbura Protests 17
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
11 May 2015

Despite a ban on demonstrations by the National Security Council of Burundi, protesters from various neighbourhoods of the capital Bujumbura took to the streets on this Monday in large numbers compared to the previous days, to say no to the third term bid of President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Bujumbura Protests 18
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
11 May 2015

Despite a ban on demonstrations by the National Security Council of Burundi, protesters from various neighbourhoods of the capital Bujumbura took to the streets on this Monday in large numbers compared to the previous days, to say no to the third term bid of President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Bujumbura Protests 19
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
11 May 2015

Despite a ban on demonstrations by the National Security Council of Burundi, protesters from various neighbourhoods of the capital Bujumbura took to the streets on this Monday in large numbers compared to the previous days, to say no to the third term bid of President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Bujumbura Protests 20
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
11 May 2015

Despite a ban on demonstrations by the National Security Council of Burundi, protesters from various neighbourhoods of the capital Bujumbura took to the streets on this Monday in large numbers compared to the previous days, to say no to the third term bid of President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Burundi Unrest Spills into Rural Comm...
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
10 May 2015

Residents in Bujumbura and in rural commune surrounding Bujumburaare in the streets since April 26 to say no to the third term of President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Women's Protest in Bujumbura
Bujumbura, Burundi
By Bernard Bankukira
10 May 2015

Women in Bujumbura took to the streets on Sunday, May 10  to protest the decision by the Burundi Constitutional Court to allow President Pierre Nkurunziza to seek a third term in the presidential elections in June.

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Residents of the Mugongomanga and Nya...
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
10 May 2015

Residents of the Mugongomanga and Nyabiraba Communes outside Bujumbura have joined their fellows in the Capital to say No to a 3rd term for Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Residents of the Mugongomanga and Nya...
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
10 May 2015

Residents of the Mugongomanga and Nyabiraba Communes outside Bujumbura have joined their fellows in the Capital to say No to a 3rd term for Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Residents of the Mugongomanga and Nya...
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
10 May 2015

Residents of the Mugongomanga and Nyabiraba Communes outside Bujumbura have joined their fellows in the Capital to say No to a 3rd term for Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Residents of the Mugongomanga and Nya...
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
10 May 2015

Residents of the Mugongomanga and Nyabiraba Communes outside Bujumbura have joined their fellows in the Capital to say No to a 3rd term for Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Residents of the Mugongomanga and Nya...
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
10 May 2015

Residents of the Mugongomanga and Nyabiraba Communes outside Bujumbura have joined their fellows in the Capital to say No to a 3rd term for Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Residents of the Mugongomanga and Nya...
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
10 May 2015

Residents of the Mugongomanga and Nyabiraba Communes outside Bujumbura have joined their fellows in the Capital to say No to a 3rd term for Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Residents of the Mugongomanga and Nya...
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
10 May 2015

Residents of the Mugongomanga and Nyabiraba Communes outside Bujumbura have joined their fellows in the Capital to say No to a 3rd term for Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Residents of the Mugongomanga and Nya...
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
10 May 2015

Residents of the Mugongomanga and Nyabiraba Communes outside Bujumbura have joined their fellows in the Capital to say No to a 3rd term for Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Residents of the Mugongomanga and Nya...
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
10 May 2015

Residents of the Mugongomanga and Nyabiraba Communes outside Bujumbura have joined their fellows in the Capital to say No to a 3rd term for Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Residents of the Mugongomanga and Nya...
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
10 May 2015

Citizens demonstrate in the streets of Bujumbura. Since the beginning of the unrest, the Burundian army has maintained a neutral face, as police have been accused of harassing protesters.

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Residents of the Mugongomanga and Nya...
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
10 May 2015

Citizens demonstrate in the streets of Bujumbura. Since the beginning of the unrest, the Burundian army has maintained a neutral face, as police have been accused of harassing protesters.

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Residents of the Mugongomanga and Nya...
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
10 May 2015

Citizens demonstrate in the streets of Bujumbura. Since the beginning of the unrest, the Burundian army has maintained a neutral face, as police have been accused of harassing protesters.

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Women's Protest in Bujumbura 01
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
10 May 2015

Women in Bujumbura took to the streets on Sunday May 10 to say no to the 3rd term bid of President Pierre Nkurunziza

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Women's Protest in Bujumbura 02
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
10 May 2015

Women in Bujumbura took to the streets on Sunday May 10 to say no to the 3rd term bid of President Pierre Nkurunziza

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Women's Protest in Bujumbura 03
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
10 May 2015

Women in Bujumbura took to the streets on Sunday May 10 to say no to the 3rd term bid of President Pierre Nkurunziza

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Women's Protest in Bujumbura 04
Bujumbura
By Bernard Bankukira
10 May 2015

Women in Bujumbura took to the streets on Sunday May 10 to say no to the 3rd term bid of President Pierre Nkurunziza