A protestor shouts against the army, who bulldozed a barricade in the Musaga neighbourhood of Bujumbura, Burundi, on May 7, 2015. Tensions between protestors and the army were rising today, with the army clearing a barricade, and protestors accusing soldierse of not doing enough to protect them during clashes police and the Imbonerakure, the youth wing of the ruling CNDD-FDD party.
A protestor throws fuel onto a shop kiosk dragged into the road to form a barricade in the Cibitoke neighbourhood of Bujumbura, Burundi, on May 7, 2015. Protestors fought running street battles against the police and Imbonerakure--the youth wing of the ruling CNDD-FDD party--in Cibitoke this morning, resulting in at least two deaths.
Pascal lies injured on a gurney in a small health centre following clashes with police in the Musaga neighbourhood of Bujumbura, Burundi, on May 4, 2015. He was injured by a gunshot, and later died.
Police officers line up against protestors in the Musaga neighbourhood of Bujumbura, Burundi, on May 1, 2015. The police have prevented protestors from reaching the city centre.
Army soldiers drive through a crowd of protestors in the Musaga neighbourhood of Bujumbura, Burundi, on May 4, 2015. The army has played a critical role in mediating between protestors and police. They are largely celebrated by the protestors as protecting the civilian population.
A policeman fires a tear-gas cannister on protestors throwing rocks, as police try to clear barricades set-up in the Nyakabiga neighbourhood of Bujumbura on May 8, 2015. Police clashed with protestors into this evening, dispersing them with tear-gas and a water cannon.
A protestor lies dead on the ground after having been shot in the head by police in clashes between protestors on the border between Cibitoke and Kinama neighbourhoods in Bujumbura, Burundi, on May 7, 2015. Protestors fought running street battles against the police and Imbonerakure--the youth wing of the ruling CNDD-FDD party--in Cibitoke this morning, resulting in at least two deaths.
The army intervenes, trying to calm down protestors during clashes against police in the Nyakabiga neighbourhood of Bujumbura on May 8, 2015. Police, trying to clear barricades in the neighbourhood, clashed with protestors into this evening, dispersing them with tear-gas and a water cannon.
A child attaches a board protesting a third mandate for President Pierre Nkurunziza in the Cibitoke neighbourhood of Bujumbura, Burundi, on May 6, 2015. Burundi was struck by protests against the incumbent president's bid for a third term, bringing swathes of the country to a halt.
A protestor gestures in the pro-opposition neighbourhood of Nyakabiga after a pro-government candidate tried to hold a rally here.
A religious leader signs a declaration against the violence wracking Burundi at the United Nations Burundi mission headquarters in Bujumbura.
A cyclist passes the headquarters of the ruling CNDD-FDD party in Bujumbura, Burundi, on May 9, 2015. Burundi's government on Saturday ordered "insurgents" to end weeks of demonstrations against President Pierre Nkurunziza's third term bid and ordered all barricades to be removed within 48 hours.
Army soldiers close the gate to the Ngagare military camp after taking a man accused of being an Imbonerakure, a member of the ruling CNDD-FDD party's youth wing, in Bujumbura, Burundi, on May 9, 2015. Witnesses say that the man was beaten and then handed over to the army.
Church destroyed by landslide caused by flooding upstream. Village approx. 25km from Bujumbura. School behind church, now plastic sheeting used for classrooms.
Centre de santé (built 1940) being knocked down to build (small) road to new hospital. Many families of labourers left but those remaining decided not to when heard of deaths on the way (and the "famine" in Tanzania camps). "We live in fear … the Imbonerakure rule here."
Local offices of the FRODEBU party, pictured in the village of Kazirabageni in southern Burundi on June 17, 2015. The offices feature a mural of Melchior Ndadaye, the first democratically elected president of Burundi, known locally as "the hero of democracy", assassinated three months after taking office.
Elphase Kabura (22) - nephew of Joseph, and Isaac's wife - at his home where he lives with his wife & two children.
People transport goods at the border with D. R. Congo at the Gatumba border crossing in Burundi on June 20, 2015. Due to increased insecurity cross-border trade has been affected.
Richard Icoyitungiye (30) who is suffering from malaria rests in a room of a building under construction next to the U.S. Embassy in Bujumbura, Burundi, on June 21, 2015. Over 500 students are taking refuge next to the U.S. Embassy under fear for their security. They have set up a small health centre in the building, and Richard is taking quinine for his malaria.
Lièce Niyunkomezi (15) [left] and Fidélité Niyonsenga (26) [right] were injured in a grenade attack at a bar in Ngozi.
The swimming pool at a $100 a night hotel is seen reflected in windows overlooking the tin-roof slum in the Buyenzi neighbourhood of Bujumbura, Burundi, on June 25, 2015. The gap between rich and poor in the Burundian capital can seem stark.
A man is treated for shrapnel wounds following a blast in down-town Bujumbura, one of several that day.
Man shot during the night at home by unknown gunmen. He was possibly Imbonerakure
Kwizera Nenete's brother was killed on the day of the putsch in Musaga, an opposition stronghold in the capital.
Police raids in opposition neighbourhoods are becoming increasingly frequent, searching for weapons.
Since President Pierre Nkurunziza announced in April that he would stand for re-election, the country has been divided between loyalists and the opposition.