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Reviving Thomas Sankara’s spirit (NEWS)

Will Burkina Faso’s judiciary go beyond exhuming Thomas Sankara’s remains?
by Hisham Aidi Published the 4th of Jun 2015 on http://www.aljazeera.com Thomas Sankara, who ruled Burkina Faso from 1983 to 1987, was one of the most riveting leaders of the last half-century. A pan-Africanist, Marxist and gifted orator, he came to power following a coup and promptly began (...)

Thomas Sankara an african revolutionnary, a book of Ernest Harsch (Books)

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Assassination of Thomas Sankara: the president of the french national assembly, Claude Bartolone, opposes the opening of a congressional investigation committee (Justice for Thomas Sankara)

Press release of the International Network "Justice for Sankara Justice for Africa"
Sommaire Claude Bartolone letter’s Two members of the International Network "Justice for Sankara Justice for Africa" handed over to Claude Bartolone and to all the deputies of the national assembly two letters from April 30 and May 5, 2015, one sent from 25 deputies of the burkinabè (...)

Thomas Sankara and the Black Spring in Burkina Faso (ANALYSIS)

published on November 5, 2014 at https://convincingreasons.wordpress.com/ · by James Robb · Blaise Compaoré, the president of Burkina Faso who was forced to resign by mass protests on October 31, was more than simply a dictator who had clung to power for 27 years. Compaoré was the leader of (...)

The Political Orientation Speech Thomas Sankara, (The Discours)

The Speech on Political Orientation (Discours d’Orientation politique or DOP), as the name makes clear, is the theoretical foundation of the revolution. It was written during September and October 1983 and was delivered on the radio on October 2nd 1983. We are offering (see below) the (...)

The great Thomas Sankara was murdered on this day 27 years ago (Points of view)

Published on Africa is a Country (http://africasacountry.com) the October 15th, 2014 By Elliot Ross* It is the 27th anniversary of the death of Thomas Sankara, and once again we mark the passing of one of the great leaders of the Twentieth Century. Sankara was a Marxist revolutionary in the (...)

Thomas Sankara’s speaches (video) (Videos)

It’s also well worth your time watching Sankara’s famous speech “Against Debt”: <p aram name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/DfzoToJEnu8?fs=1&hl=fr_FR"> Finally, here’s his unforgettable speech in Harlem, New York: <p aram name="movie" (...)

Burkina Faso: Echoes of a Revolution Past (ANALYSIS)

Ernest Harsch Ernest Harsch discusses the enduring appeal and influence of the revered revolutionary leader, Thomas Sankara. There is probably no time when people are more aware of history than when they are in the midst of making it. In Burkina Faso, President Blaise Compaoré had scarcely (...)

In solidarity with the people of Burkina Faso Call signed by 30 organizations and 50 individuals (NEWS)

Sommaire In solidarity with the people of Burkina Faso,In solidarity with the people of Burkina Faso, We – members of social movements, progressive political parties and organizations, personalities, citizens - salute the people of Burkina Faso with respect and admiration. We rejoice (...)

Burkina Faso vows to identify remains of folk hero Sankara (Justice for Thomas Sankara)

Text by FRANCE 24 Latest update : 2014-11-22 Burkina Faso’s new transitional president has promised to open an investigation to identify remains believed to be those of the West African nation’s revolutionary hero Thomas Sankara, who was assassinated more than 27 years ago. (...)

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