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Mark this off potential vacation spots: Jogging with another person = arrest in Burundi.
not that i was going to go there anyway, but it's crazy to think what we take for granted in the USA.


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In Burundi, jogging has just become a high-risk activity. If you’re not careful – if you don’t jog in the right places, at the right time – President Pierre Nkurunziza might just mistake your gentle exercise for a dangerously subversive protest against his government. And the president doesn’t take protest lightly...

Last week, Bujumbura’s mayor issued new city ordinances restricting all group sports, in particular jogging. From now, any “group sport” can only be done at one of Bujumbura’s nine city parks, or at designated football pitches. A group sport, in this context, is any sport or exercise involving more than one person. “Marches or jogging in the streets is prohibited if it is done en masse, but if someone wants to do sports individually, they can do that


http://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2014-03-24-the-perils-of-jogging-in-burundi/#.UzHab_ldUZ4

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