Burundi bans three U.N. human rights investigators
Burundi's government banned three U.N. investigators from its territory on Monday, deepening a row between the east African country and the international community over recurring political violence.
The brief letter from Foreign Affairs Minister Alain Aime Nyamitwe named three investigators linked to a report released last month, which identified officials suspected of ordering political opposition to be tortured or killed.
U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric in New York reacted with dismay when questioned about the ban.
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