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

Wednesday 26 November 2014 by Bruno Jaffr
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. (...)


Thomas Sankara’s case: new denial of justice, mobilisation continues (Justice for Thomas Sankara)

Friday 2 May 2014 by Bruno Jaffr
Sommaire PRESS RELEASE PRESS RELEASE On the 30th of April 2014, the Grand instance court of Ouagadougou has declared itself as having no jurisdiction to order an DNA expertise in order to identify the bodies buried in Dagnoen. We welcome this decision with sadness and disappointment. (...)


“Justice for Sankara, Justice for Africa“, Let us intensify the mobilization (Justice for Thomas Sankara)

Thursday 6 March 2014 by Bruno Jaffr
Sommaire Press Release Press Release On March 5th, 2014, the court delayed again its decision on the identification of bodies buried at Dagnoen, in Ouagadougou. Up to when will the Burkinabe judges hearing this case continue procrastinating? Yet this is a request made in 2006 by the United (...)


French MP demands inquiry into murder of Burkina Faso president Sankara (Justice for Thomas Sankara)

Saturday 2 March 2013 by Bruno Jaffr
Sommaire French MP demands inquiry into murder of Burkina Faso president Sankara Demand for inquiry into France’s role in assassination of African leader French MP demands trial of Thomas Sankara assassins


media release : more than 10000 signatures support ‘’Justice for Sankara, Justice for Africa’’ (10 06 2012) (Justice for Thomas Sankara)

Friday 12 October 2012 by Bruno Jaffr
As the 25th anniversary of the murder of Thomas Sankara nears, many citizens from all around the world keep signing the “Justice for Sankara, Justice for Africa” appeal. Demand for truth and justice is rising from everywhere. President Thomas Sankara would have been 63 years old, (...)


Features On Thomas Sankara’s birthday (Justice for Thomas Sankara)

Wednesday 28 December 2011 by Bruno Jaffr
Aziz Salmone Fall Burkina Faso’s first president was assassinated nearly 25 years ago but the identity of his killers remains unresolved. Marking the anniversary of his birth, campaigners draw attention to the continuing struggle for justice for Sankara. October 15 was the 23rd (...)


Press release : 8 000 signatures to demand Justice for Thomas Sankara, Justice for Africa (Justice for Thomas Sankara)

Wednesday 21 December 2011 by Bruno Jaffr
President Thomas Sankara would have been 62 years old if he hadn’t been assassinated by the henchmen of Blaise Compaor, the current president of Burkina Faso, and of Gilbert Diendr, the current personal Chief of staff of the former. The latter has been knighted in the National Order of (...)


Calls for France to open its archives for evidence of involvement of the French secret services in the 1987 death of Thomas Sankara (Justice for Thomas Sankara)

Saturday 12 November 2011 by Bruno Jaffr
OUAGADOUGOU (IPS julu the 22d ) – Opposition members of parliament in Burkina Faso have called on France to open its archives to look for evidence of involvement of the French secret services in the 1987 death of Thomas Sankara. The call is the latest effort in a long-running struggle to (...)


Justice for Thomas Sankara, Justice for Africa (Justice for Thomas Sankara)

Thursday 8 October 2009 by Gandaogo
TO SIGN THE PETITION FILL IN THE FORM. YOU EMAIL ADDRESS WILL NOT BE PUBLISHED, YOU WILL RECEIVE AN EMAIL WITH A LINK. CLICK THE LINK IN ORDER YOUR SIGNATURE TO BE TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT. Many witnesses, often ex-associates of Charles Taylor, implicate Blaise Compaor in the assassination of (...)


Sankara, Amnesty, Justice and the Niger Delta’s Destiny (Justice for Thomas Sankara)

Friday 29 May 2009 by Bruno Jaffr
Dear Peoples of the Niger Delta, “We must dare to invent the future…while revolutionaries as individuals can be murdered, you cannot kill ideas” -Thomas Sankara When they finally convict former Liberian dictator, Charles Taylor [and they will] of his numerous crimes against (...)


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