Failed coup: Tests democracy in Burundi

civ120607aa001BUJUMBURA — Circling vultures monitor the shaky efforts to restore peace in the streets — a week after a failed coup against President Pierre Nkurunziza, clashes between police and demonstrators continue, and many of those who returned home are forced to find shelter once again.

Tension and insecurity are running high here in this small, landlocked nation, which many see as a symbolic test of the region’s commitment to democracy and the rule of law in a country that has known brutal political violence in the past..

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