126 HUTU REFUGEES KILLED : BURUNDIAN ARMY ACKNOWLEDGES INCIDENT.Byline: Associated Press Associated Press: see news agency.
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Burundian soldiers shot and killed 126 Burundian Hutu refugees Individuals who leave their native country for social, political, or religious reasons, or who are forced to leave as a result of any type of disaster, including war, political upheaval, and famine. trying to break out of a holding camp in northeastern Burundi, an army spokesman acknowledged Saturday.
Lt. Col. Isaie Nibizi said seven soldiers had been arrested for the slayings. Tanzanian police had expelled the refugees from neighboring neigh·bor
1. One who lives near or next to another.
2. A person, place, or thing adjacent to or located near another.
3. A fellow human.
4. Used as a form of familiar address.
v. Tanzania on Friday.
The Tutsi-led Burundian army rarely acknowledges such incidents. It was not clear whether those killed were armed, but Nibizi said the soldiers had assumed the 126 people were rebels.
The refugees had apparently been expelled from Tanzania because of violent clashes between supporters of two rival Hutu groups.
Before word of the killings emerged, Hitoshi Mise MISE, English law. In a writ of right which is intended to be tried by the grand assize, the general issue is called the mise. Lawes, Civ. Pl. 111; 7 Cowen, 51. This word also signifies expenses, and it is so commonly used in the entries of judgments in personal actions; as when the , U.N. refugee refugee, one who leaves one's native land either because of expulsion or to escape persecution. The legal problem of accepting refugees is discussed under asylum; this article considers only mass dislocations and the organizations that help refugees. agency spokesman in Burundi, said he would be looking into the expulsion EXPULSION. The act of depriving a member of a body politic, corporate, or of a society, of his right of membership therein, by the vote of such body or society, for some violation of hi's. .
He said dozens of refugees trekked into the northeastern Burundi town of Muyinga on Friday. Last week, Tanzanian police expelled 48 Burundian refugees.
The U.N. refugee agency said there are some 112,000 Burundians in seven camps in the Ngara region of northwestern Tanzania. Most of them are Hutus who fled
fighting in Burundi between the country's Tutsi-led army and Hutu rebels. The Burundian government says Hutu rebels hide out in the refugee camps, using them as a base.Lt. Col. Sylvestre Nimubona, commander of the 4th military region in northeastern Burundi, claimed on independent radio Studio Ijambo Saturday that the Tanzanians had allowed rebel Hutus to remain in the camps but forced out other Burundians.
Nimubona said this demonstrated the government's claim that Tanzania is harboring the Hutu rebels intent on overthrowing Burundi's military leader Maj. Pierre Buyoya Major Pierre Buyoya (born 24 November 1949) is a Burundi politician who has ruled Burundi twice, from 1987 to 1993 and from 1996 to 2003.
In September of 1987, Buyoya led a military coup against the Second Republic of Burundi, led by Jean-Baptiste Bagaza, and installed and the Tutsi-led army.
Buyoya on Saturday hinted at the possibility of talks with Hutu rebels.
``Soon, we will organize the first peace conference, whose main concern will be to associate all Burundians at home and abroad to enrich the political dialogue,'' Buyoya said in a message broadcast on state and independent radio. ``With such an opening, even those who have taken the path that leads nowhere will have the chance to participate.''