Burkina Faso: Sankara Case Referred to Burkina Faso Court 33 Years After His Assassination


Thirty-three years after charismatic Burkina Faso leader Thomas Sankara was assassinated in a coup d’etat, his murder is being referred to a Ouagadougou military court, according to lawyers.

“The investigating judge in charge of the case issued his order for referral to the control chamber of the Ouagadougou military court, which notified the lawyers of the different parties”, according to Sankara family lawyer Bénéwendé Sankara, one lawyers from the Sankara family, on the 33rd anniversary of…

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