Draft reforms scrap the need for search warrants for serious offences and authorise night searches.
Chinese VP Li Yuanchao is on a three-day visit to conflict-hit Burundi.
SOS-Torture Burundi compiled harrowing testimonies of rape used a weapon of repression.
3.8m people – 40% of the population – are food insecure but the government says the situation under control.
RBD group says militiamen gang-rape civilians whose relatives are suspected to be of the opposition.
Interior Minister issues official order after accusing MSD of 'inciting violence' and funding armed groups.
Documents obtained by IBTimes UK shows how teachers have to contribute up to an eighth of their salaries.
Students' representatives have all gone into hiding after colleagues were arrested by security services.
New victim warrants are issued, but Burundi will officially withdraw from the world court in October.
The families of victims of serious human rights violations continue to gather to demand justice.
Poor students in Burundi are taking action over the government's decision to abolish scholarships.
Situation remains "generally calm" but Security Council "alarmed by the increasing numbers of refugees".
In a letter to members of UN Security Council, Dieng warned against risks of "mass" violence.
IBTimes UK speaks to a leading figure within the armed rebellion active inside the country.
Benomar is currently leading the UN response to the political crisis in Burundi.
3.8 million people – 40% of the population – are food insecure but the government says the situation under control.
Facilitator Benjamin Mkapa intends to rely on the East African Community to try to unblock the situation.
Inter-Burundi Dialogue looking to find solution to Burundi's 20-month deadly political violence.
IBTimes UK speaks to Dr Stef Vandeginste about the potential fall of power-sharing in Burundi.
33,793 Burundian refugees are currently in Uganda after fleeing current crisis that killed thousands.
Country's media among the first casualties of violence that has rocked the country since 2015.
IBTimes UK told of fears for the lives of 150 suspected Burundian rebels facing deportation from DRC.
Imbonerakure, the ruling party's youth league, has killed and tortured scores of people, HRW alleges.
Opposition and peace activists say Nkurunziza is "bluffing" as soldiers are "a mean of pressure".
Economic diplomacy rendezvous offers an opportunity to assess French President Hollande's Africa policy.
FIDH fears Donald Trump's potential African policies may signal new era for diplomacy in conflict-ridden Burundi.
Iteka League was one of the remaining organisations capable of carrying out reliable investigations into abuses.
Niyonkuru's assassination is the first of a sitting government official since Burundi sank into political chaos in 2015.
Songs can now be banned from being broadcast on local media if authorities decide so.
For President Pierre Nkurunriza to run for a fourth term the constitution would have to be amended.