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Has Burundi reached a breaking point?

by in Africa.
Clashes during protests in Burundi. (Simon Maina/AFP/Getty)

Although he contends that exceeding the country’s two-term limit is permissible because his first term wasn’t the result of direct democratic elections, this argument has been broadly rejected. Three days of protests have sparked heavy clashes with the police, and six participants have been killed.

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