Burundi : Teens from African robotics team reported missing in Washington

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    Teens from African robotics team reported missing in Washington


    Six teenagers from the Burundi robotics team, who had come to Washington to compete in an international competition, were reported missing to D.C. police on Wednesday, according to police reports ...

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/loca...f38140b38cc_story.html?utm_term=.2f0f23b03f05

    Teens from African robotics team reported missing in Washington

    Burundi team members reported missing after D.C. competition that ended Tuesday
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    Top row, from left: Don Charu Ingabire, Aristide Irambona and Richard Irakoze. Bottom row, from left: Audrey Mwamikazi, Kevin Sabumukiza and Nice Munezero. (D.C. Police)



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    Don't forget the history, and remember the likes of Idi Amin.



    ... The Twa, Hutu and Tutsi peoples have lived in Burundi for at least 500 years. For more than 200 of those years, Burundi was an independent kingdom, until the beginning of the 20th century, when Germany colonised the region.[9] After the First World War and Germany's defeat, it ceded the territory to Belgium. Both Germans and Belgians ruled Burundi and Rwanda as a European colony known as Ruanda-Urundi. Despite common misconceptions, Burundi and Rwanda had never been under common rule until the time of European colonisation ...

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    He brought Burundi’s first robotics team to the U.S. to inspire his country. Then, the teens disappeared

    ... When Bindaba uttered those words, he said he had no idea that the teens — likely with the help of their families — had orchestrated a secret bid to stay behind and possibly seek asylum in the U.S. and Canada ...

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    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news...ostsharedarticles_3_na&utm_term=.199a70d025c9

    He brought Burundi’s first robotics team to the U.S. to inspire his country. Then, the teens disappeared.

    The teens orchestrated their disappearance possibly to seek asylum in the U.S. and Canada.
    washingtonpost.com


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