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Tanzania Burundi Refugee Crisis
Photos by Jerome Delay As a teenager Joseph Nakaha fled with his parents to neighboring Tanzania when ethnic-based fighting erupted in Burundi after independence in 1962. In 1972, he was a refugee again and then in 1993 when civil war broke out, he and his wife and grandchildren again fled the country.
Burundi’s Political Tension
Photos by Jerome Delay About 500 students spent the night outside the U.S. Embassy in Burundi’s capital, asking the U.S. for protection as street protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza’s decision to seek a third term went into went into their sixth day.