Agathon Rwasa

Ce site web publie les atrocités des rebelles FNL du Burundi et mène une campagne pour traduire en justice le dirigeant des FNL, Agathon Rwasa. Nous essayons aussi de mettre à nue la question d'impunité en génerale. This website aims to highlight atrocities by the Burundian FNL rebels, and campaigns to see FNL leader Agathon Rwasa brought to justice. We also aim to highlight the issue of impunity worldwide.

Thursday, June 30, 2005

Burundian army captures FNL Child Soldiers

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Burundi army kills 15 rebels in pre-poll raids

The army had evidence suggesting that the Forces for National Liberation (FNL) were planning to disrupt the July 4 parliamentary vote, spokesman Adolphe Manirakiza said...

"The army has been chasing FNL rebels for a week in two provinces northwest and south of Burundi where the FNL is preparing attacks to disrupt the coming parliamentary polls," Manirakiza said.

"Since operations were launched, we've counted 15 rebels killed and 100 captured," he added.

Many of those captured were children recruited by the FNL over the past few weeks...

"Sometimes we capture students dressed in primary school uniforms, they tell us they have been recently enlisted by the FNL with the promise of money," he said.

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