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Unrest in Burundi

Updated 4:23 PM ET, Wed June 3, 2015
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An opposition demonstrator points a mock gun at soldiers in Bujumbura, Burundi, on Wednesday, June 3. Animosity against Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza boiled over in April when he expressed his intention to run for a third term. There have been demonstrations and a failed coup attempt. Gildas Ngingo/AP
A young Burundian boy tries to cover himself as police officers beat him at an anti-government demonstration in Bujumbura on Tuesday, May 26. Dai Kurokawa/EPA/Landov
Police detain a protester at an anti-government demonstration in Bujumbura on May 26. Dai Kurokawa/EPA/Landov
Armed with sticks, members of the Imbonerakure, the youth wing of the ruling party, grab a protester Monday, May 25, in Bujumbura. Carl de Souza/Getty Images
A Burundian soldier fires a shot toward protesters at an anti-government demonstration in Bujumbura on May 25. Dai KurokawaEPA/Landov
The body of Zedi Feruzi, a political opposition leader, lies on a road near his home in Bujumbura's Ngagara district on Saturday, May 23. He was killed in a drive-by shooting. Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images
An anti-government protester throws a rock at police officers in Bujumbura on Thursday, May 21. Dai Kurokawa/EPA/Landov
Protesters pull electrical cable to topple a power pole at an anti-government demonstration in Bujumbura on May 21. Dai Kurokawa/EPA/Landov
A protester stands by a burning barricade in Bujumbura on May 21. Jerome Delay/AP
Police officers hold a position in Bujumbura on Wednesday, May 20. Carl de Souza/Getty Images
Protesters gather stones to throw at police on May 20. Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images
A police officer and a plainclothes member of the Intelligence Services kick a protester in Bujumbura on May 20. Jerome Delay/AP
Burundians wait to be transferred to a refugee camp on May 20. Daniel Hayduk/AFP/Getty Images
A police officer fires tear gas toward protesters on May 20. Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images
People in Bujumbura demonstrate against Nkurunziza on Saturday, May 16. A coup attempt in the central African nation failed earlier in the week. Jennifer Huxta/AFP/Getty Images
Gen. Niyungeko Juvenal, at center in handcuffs, is taken to the Supreme Court in Bujumbura on May 16. Seventeen alleged coup plotters appeared before a prosecutor. CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images
Government spokesman Willy Nyamitwe is carried by supporters in Bujumbura on Friday, May 15, as people celebrate Nkurunziza's return after the failed coup attempt. Jennifer Huxta/AFP/Getty Images
People line the streets as they celebrate the return of Nkurunziza on May 15. Burundian authorities said they arrested the military generals behind the attempted coup shortly after the President returned to the country. Jennifer Huxta/AFP/Getty Images
A civilian jumps over a barricade erected by residents to protect themselves from police in Bujumbura on Thursday, May 14. Erik Esbjornsson/AP
Smoke rises from several buildings near the port in Bujumbura on May 14. Jennifer Huxta/AFP/Getty Images
Police grab a man at a protest in Bujumbura on Wednesday, May 13. Landry Nshimiye/AFP/Getty Images
Burundi police and army forces face protesters on May 13 at a demonstration against Nkurunziza in Bujumbura. Jennifer Huxta/AFP/Getty Images
Demonstrators take part in a protest in Bujumbura on May 13. Landry Nshimiye/AFP/Getty Images
Burundi police and army forces run on May 13 after protesters threw stones during a demonstration in Bujumbura. Jennifer Huxta/AFP/Getty Images
With army soldiers riding in an armored vehicle, demonstrators in Bujumbura celebrate the reported coup attempt on May 13. Berthier Mugiraneza/AP
A man raises his arms as people celebrate in the streets of Bujumbura on May 13 after a radio announcement that Nkurunziza was overthrown. Jennifer Huxta/AFP/Getty Images
Burundians carry an injured man after security forces clashed with demonstrators in Bujumbura on May 13. enovat Ndabashinze/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Burundian refugees gather at the shore of Lake Tanganyika in western Tanzania as they wait for a ferry to take them to Kigoma township on Tuesday, May 12. Government officials in Tanzania told local media that at least 80,000 refugees have arrived in Kigoma since Burundi's pre-election skirmishes began. Reuters/Landov
Smoke rises after security forces fired tear gas during a protest on May 12 in Bujumbura. Desire Hatunga/Anadolu Agency/Getty Image