Movement for the Rehabilitation of Citizens – Rurenzangemero

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The Movement for the Rehabilitation of Citizens–Rurenzangemero (French: Mouvement pour la Réhabilitation du Citoyen–Rurenzangemero, MRC–Rurenzangemero) is a political party in Burundi. It is currently led by Epitace Banyaganakandi.

History[edit]

The party was established in 2002, drawing most of its support from the ethnic Tutsi minority. It received 2% of the vote in the 2005 parliamentary elections, winning two seats.[1] It subsequently joined the government, taking the Social Security and Public Service ministerial portfolios.[2]

The party boycotted the 2010 parliamentary elections but participated in the 2015 Burundian parliamentary election.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elections in Burundi African Elections DAtabase
  2. ^ a b Tom Lansford (2014) Political Handbook of the World 2014 , CQ Press, p212