Territory in east central Africa, ruled since 1966 by the Republika y'u Burundi


Burundi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Burundi, officially the Republic of Burundi (Kirundi: Republika y'u Burundi; French: République du Burundi), is a landlocked country in the Great Lakes region of Eastern Africa bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west. Its capital is Bujumbura. Although the country is landlocked, much of the southwestern border is adjacent to Lake Tanganyika. ..."

Measures of Freedom

Burundi | Freedom House, Freedom in the World 2016
2016: Status: Not Free, Aggregate Score: 19, Political Rights: 7, Civil Liberties: 6
"Demonstrations broke out in the capital in late April 2015 after President Pierre Nkurunziza announced his intention to run for a third term in office, which was widely regarded as unconstitutional. At least two dozen people were killed, and many more were arrested or wounded, as police clashed with the protesters. The Constitutional Court approved the president's plan on May 5, though its members were reportedly subjected to intense pressure and intimidation by the regime."
Human Freedom Index [PDF], The Human Freedom Index 2016
2014: 6.26, Rank: 122, Personal Freedom: 6.47, Economic Freedom: 6.05, Democracy Index: 3.42
Level of Economic Freedom, Economic Freedom of the World
2014: 6.05, Rank: 129