Justice for Thomas Sankara, Justice for Africa


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Many witnesses, often ex-associates of Charles Taylor, implicate Blaise Compaoré in the assassination of Thomas Sankara, which was carried out with the complicity of Houphouet Boigny, other African personalities, France and the CIA.

In April 2006, the UN Committee for Human Rights, spurred on by the Judiciary committee of the International Campaign for Justice for
Thomas Sankara (ICJS), working in the name of the family, concluded in favor of the plaintiffs. It further asked the state of Burkina Faso to elucidate the facts behind the assassination, in order to provide the family with a means for impartial justice, to correct his death certificate, to prove where he was buried, to compensate the family for the trauma they have suffered and to publicly divulge the committee’s decision.

On April 21, 2008, the UN Committee for Human Rights, in complete contradiction with the preceding decision closed the record without
an investigation having been carried out. Such a decision does no honor to this institution.

Certain members of the international community pretend to see in Blaise Compaoré a man of peace, even though he is notoriously implicated in
conflicts in Liberia and in Sierra Leone, in the arms’ traffic and the trafficking of diamonds for Jonas Sawimbi’s l’UNITA, then under UN embargo, and
more recently in the conflict that has torn apart the Ivory Coast.

This same international community asks us to cry over the, in fact, extremely rich continent, which is Africa, all the while working to perpetuate its submission. In reality the causes of Africa’s difficulties can be traced back to the international networks which initiate wars and assassinations in order to maintain their control over the continent’s resources — this, with the complicity of many western countries and certain African leaders.

More than 22 years after the assassination of Sankara, a historical personality, first rate african leader who is more and more seen as a reference
for an honest, determined, creative and courageous leader; precursor of the fight for the preservation of the environment, the Burkina F. revolution
has become a model for development. Sankara was assassinated because he denounced the odious debt and the diktat of the western
powers but also because he engaged in an independent policy, oriented toward the needs of his country, for the satisfaction of the
people of his country, while at the same time opening up to a pan-Africanism.

For these reasons we call for the support of the Judiciary Committee of the ICJS’s initiatives. For more than 12 years, the committee has relentlessly filed legal actions together with the Sankara family.

We demand that an independent investigation into Thomas Sankara’s assassination be carried out. It is the international community’s duty, the right of the Sankara family, and a necessity for the growth of the nation’s youth. Without such an investigation, with a history expunged of the true story concerning one of the major episodes of the 20th century, the prospects of the continent cannot be fully realized.

We call the youth, the democratic parties, the social movements in Africa and beyond to continue to mobilize in order that the light be finally shed on this assassination. Justice needs to be done so that Africa can move towards an end to impunity.

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Other organizations : CADTM, SURVIE, Coalition des Alternatives Africaines Dette et Développement (CAD-Mali), ATTAC Afrique, CEDETIM, AFASPA, CETIM, l’Etrange Rencontre, Mouvement des africains à Rome, Collectif Afrique de Lille, Casa della sinistra Thomas Sankara, Forum Sinistra Europea Genova, Associazione Culturale Punto Rosso Genova, Circolo ARCI Thomas Sankara, Fratelli Dell’Uomo ong, Association « Carlo Giuliani »

Parties : Italy : Partito della Rifondazione Comunista (Italie) ; Burkina : UNIR/PS, FFS, PAI ; France : NPA, Les Verts, PCF ; RND (Sénégal), Parti communiste du Québec,

Trade Unions : Solidaires (France), Syndicat National des Agents des Douanes du Niger SNAD (Niger )

People : Mariam Sankara, Eric Toussaint , Jean Ziegler, Guy-Patrice Lumumba, Blandine Sankara, Firoze Manji (Pambazuka News), Robin Shuffield (cinéaste), Benéwendé Sankara, Fidel Toe, Nkodo Maurice, Abdoulaye Diallo (cinéaste), Moussa Demba Dembele, Camille de Vitry (documentariste), Antonio Lozano (écrivain), Jacques Jouet (écrivain), Alex Zanotelli (Missionario comboniano), Luigi Ciotti (Presidente di LIBERA), Haidi Gaggio Giuliani (Politica), Silvestro Montanaro (Giornalista, Documentarista), Roberto Silvestri (Giornalista), Sabina Guzzanti (Attrice-actrice), Luigi De Magistris (Europarlamentare, Presidente della Commissione per il controllo del bilancio comunitario), Carlo Bata (traduttore, scrittore), Davide Ferrario (regista), Renato Nicolini (Politico, drammaturgo), Roberto Faenza (Regista), Joël Vernet (écrivain)

contacts : contactjusticepoursankara (at) gmail.com


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Date Your name Profession Country Message
15-10-2014 Issa Diagne Fier de votre travail de quête de justice, et honoré d'y participer à mon modeste niveau. En tant que jeune quadra sénégalais, l'histoire de Sankara est aussi la mienne, comme elle l'est pour tous les jeunes africains. Nous ne cessons de nous reconnaitre en lui, et d'espérer que l'avenir lui donnera raison, en reprenant son modèle de développement.
14-10-2014 Davis Berault
14-10-2014 mirco davoli
13-10-2014 Voyancefre Super site internet merci encore
13-10-2014 yasnemine yasmino Sawadogo
12-10-2014 champigny jean marc
10-10-2014 Lubin Theo
09-10-2014 Djibril Diop Je suis un étudiant à l'ucad de dakar et je souhaite vraiment un jour l'idéologie politique de THOMAS SANKARA soit enseigné dans toutes les universités de l'Afrique pour que les élites de demain soient des hommes integres et justes
09-10-2014 Kevin Blake
08-10-2014 Boubacar Boris Diop, écrivain Sénégal
07-10-2014 SIMPORE Damien Dominique Bénéwendé Nous voulons la justice pour le passé, la justice dans le présent et la justice dans le futur.
07-10-2014 Eddy Saintfort
05-10-2014 MERAND
05-10-2014 NDUWAYO Innocent Justice pour l'idéal des présidents que l'Afrique a connu et que le(s) criminel(s)soit traduit en justice.
03-10-2014 Armando Traetta Per aiutare l'Africa c'è bisogno di tanti SANKARA , non si aiuta l'Africa favorendo l'emigrazione , si aiuta l'Africa risolvendo i problemi nel luogo di nascita , e come diceva Sankara azzerando il debito pubblico e rinboccandosi le maniche unitamente a chi senza nessun bieco interesse è pronto ad aiutare il prossimo.
03-10-2014 mathieu ferrat
03-10-2014 Bachir Ben Barka
02-10-2014 Mireille Fanon Mendes France
30-09-2014 Luigi Ferdani Sankara vive!!!
30-09-2014 form_pet_mahe
29-09-2014 TRAORE Léonce Malheur à ceux qui baillonnent leurs peuples.La Patrie Ou La Mort, Nous Vaincrons.
29-09-2014 Ali Benami
28-09-2014 Steve Ndahi Justice is a must.
28-09-2014 Suire Guillaume
26-09-2014 Seri Sidia
25-09-2014 Romuald ILBOUDO Sankara vivra eternellement dans nos coeur a et nous ne laisserons pas la flamme s eteindre
25-09-2014 Laufer Florence
25-09-2014 Anna Soseo Je vais vous ramener du trafic organique !
17-09-2014 PAOLO PICCHIANTI Il Socialismo saprà rendere giustizia a Thomas Sankara e ai popoli dell’Africa.
15-09-2014 KANEZA Thierry Depuis sa mort, la verité est loin de se manifester.Nous en avons besoin.
15-09-2014 Gault
13-09-2014 Andrea Carlino
12-09-2014 Yakhoub Ag Abdoulahi Juste un peu de lumière... Dieu guide nos pas...
11-09-2014 ATINDEGLA KOUAVI LEONCE LOUISE VERITE JUSTICE RECONCILIATION, UN PROCESSUS
11-09-2014 jaquier marie-claire Pour ne pas oublier sankara, un si bel espoir pour le monde
09-09-2014 Nsengi JUSTICE POUR THOMAS Sankala
08-09-2014 TOURE IBRAHIM
07-09-2014 Fabiène Gogniat
05-09-2014 Khadija
03-09-2014 Salvatore GUITTO Giustizia per Toma Sankara Giustizia per l’Africa
02-09-2014 Claude Péronnet
01-09-2014 Gomez
01-09-2014 BARRO
29-08-2014 Julien On soutien
29-08-2014 Roberta Chiocchetti Okonkwo
29-08-2014 cristiana marzocchi Io firmo perchè vorrei che trionfasse la giustizia. Purtroppo dubito. Cristiana
29-08-2014 Egidia Pittet ...non bisogna lasciare che nel mondo vinca l'avidità, anche se è una lotta impari!
28-08-2014 Omar faye Justice pour les leaders Panafricains assassinés
27-08-2014 Bukuru concorde Que la justice soit faire pour le hero de l'afrique Thomas sankara
27-08-2014 Danilo Casolino

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