Human Rights Watch says Burundi's referendum to allow President Pierre Nkurunziza to hold power up to 2034 took place "amid widespread abuse, fear and pressure."
Incumbent Paul Kagame, a commander who led Tutsi rebel forces into Rwanda to end the 1994 genocide, wins a sweeping victory in the presidential election.
The election commission says pre-approval is required for all social media ensure they are not against the law and to prevent instability. Opposition parties fear that such a ban will prevent them from highlighting President Paul Kagame's failings.
The Hutu ethnic group's revolution against Tutsi rule in the country forced Kigeli V into exile after a year in power.
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