Practice Relating to Rule 158. Prosecution of War Crimes
Section B. Granting of asylum to suspected war criminals
Burundi’s Refugee Law (2008) states:
Grounds of inadmissibility of the asylum application
… The right to seek and to enjoy asylum in Burundi may not be invoked by those persons with respect to whom there are serious reasons for considering that:
… [T]hey have committed a crime against peace, a war crime, or a crime against humanity, as defined in the international instruments drawn up to make provision in respect of such crimes.