Burundi's army forces hold protestors during a demonstration against incumbent president Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a 3rd term in Bujumbura, Burundi on May 13, 2015.
Burundi's army forces hold protesters during a demonstration against incumbent President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term in Bujumbura, Burundi, on May 13, 2015.Jennifer Huxta—AFP/Getty Images
Burundi's army forces hold protestors during a demonstration against incumbent president Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a 3rd term in Bujumbura, Burundi on May 13, 2015.
People burn mattresses looted from the local police post neighborhood in Bujumbura, during a protest against incumbent president Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a 3rd term on May 13, 2015.
A police officer holding a baton and army forces run after protestors throwing stones during a demonstration against incumbent president Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term in Bujumbura on May 13, 2015.
Burundi's policemen and army forces face protestors during a demonstration against incumbent president Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a 3rd term in Bujumbur on May 13, 2015.
A man is lifted by police during a protest in Bujumbura on May 13, 2015.
Policemen clash with protesters near a parliament building during a protest against Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to run for a third term in Bujumbura on May 13, 2015.
People waving branches celebrate in the streets of Bujumbura following the radio announcement by Major General Godefroid Niyombare that President Nkurunziza was overthrown, on May 13, 2015.
A man raises his arms as people celebrate in the streets of Bujumbura following the radio announcement by Major General Godefroid Niyombare that President Nkurunziza was overthrown, on May 13, 2015.
Burundi's army forces hold protesters during a demonstration against incumbent President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a t
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Protests in Burundi Precede Celebrations After Coup Attempt

May 13, 2015

Protesters clashed with police in the capital of Bujumbura on May 13 amid continued unrest that began April 26 over the nomination of President Pierre Nkurunziza for an unconstitutional third term. The Associated Press reports that violence subsided after a general claimed to have deposed Nkurunziza, who was in neighboring Tanzania at a summit, but uncertainty remained into Thursday as to who exactly was in charge.

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