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.
A young Burundian boy tries to cover himself as police officers beat him at an anti-government demonstration in Bujumbura on Tuesday, May 26.
Police detain a protester at an anti-government demonstration in Bujumbura on May 26.
Armed with sticks, members of the Imbonerakure, the youth wing of the ruling party, grab a protester Monday, May 25, in Bujumbura.
A Burundian soldier fires a shot toward protesters at an anti-government demonstration in Bujumbura on May 25.
An anti-government protester throws a rock at police officers in Bujumbura on Thursday, May 21.
Protesters pull electrical cable to topple a power pole at an anti-government demonstration in Bujumbura on May 21.
A protester stands by a burning barricade in Bujumbura on May 21.
Police officers hold a position in Bujumbura on Wednesday, May 20.
Protesters gather stones to throw at police on May 20.
A police officer and a plainclothes member of the Intelligence Services kick a protester in Bujumbura on May 20.
Burundians wait to be transferred to a refugee camp on May 20.
A police officer fires tear gas toward protesters on May 20.
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.
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.
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.
A civilian jumps over a barricade erected by residents to protect themselves from police in Bujumbura on Thursday, May 14.
Smoke rises from several buildings near the port in Bujumbura on May 14.
Police grab a man at a protest in Bujumbura on Wednesday, May 13.
Burundi police and army forces face protesters on May 13 at a demonstration against Nkurunziza in Bujumbura.
Demonstrators take part in a protest in Bujumbura on May 13.
Burundi police and army forces run on May 13 after protesters threw stones during a demonstration in Bujumbura.
With army soldiers riding in an armored vehicle, demonstrators in Bujumbura celebrate the reported coup attempt on May 13.
A man raises his arms as people celebrate in the streets of Bujumbura on May 13 after a radio announcement that Nkurunziza was overthrown.
Burundians carry an injured man after security forces clashed with demonstrators in Bujumbura on May 13.
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.
Smoke rises after security forces fired tear gas during a protest on May 12 in Bujumbura.