Burundian peace activist barred from UN meeting – France 24

A briefing by a Burundian activist to the United Nations Security Council was cancelled at the last minute on Thursday after Russia objected to her participation, diplomats said.Rights activist Carine Kaneza was scheduled to brief the Council on the devastating crisis in her homeland as the Council discussed a damning report by the new UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, on the situation in Burundi. Diplomatic sources told FRANCE 24 that Russia objected to her participation and her intervention was cancelled.

Source: Burundian peace activist barred from UN meeting – France 24