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Live: Instability in Burundi visualised

Big data takes the temperature of Burundi's crisis

Protestors in the Bujumbura neighbourhood of Musaga pretend to feed beer to a dead bird that is intended to represent, and to denigrate, Burundi’s ruling party, whose symbol is an eagle.
Protestors denigrate Burundi ruling party by feeding beer to a dead bird (Jessica Hatcher/IRIN)

This graphic, updated automatically, shows the levels of instability in Burundi. The data is generated by machine analysis of thousands of news sources, calculated by the GDELT media monitoring system.

 

 

 

 

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