The working-class history of the Republic of Burundi

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General strike hits Burundi
BBC News, 17 January 2000. Strike called by unions representing workers in the public and private sectors after the government raised taxes on key consumer goods like fuel, sugar, rice, beer and cement. Government threatens to fire strikers.
Workers strike in Burundi
BBC News, 10 February 2000. The two-day strike has only partial support.