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Lion Story - political resistance in Burundi

Lion Story - political resistance in Burundi
 
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Lion Story, a reggae band and one of the most popular music groups in Burundi, articulate the growing frustration of Burundians today. One of the poorest and most densely populated countries on the continent, Burundi emerged from nearly three decades of war in 2005. In recent years the government has imprisoned journalists, civil society leaders, and political dissidents. RFI looks at how the Lion Story's activities exemplifies civil society's resistance to the government's increasing authoritarianism.


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