Compaore Finally Punished for Thomas Sankara’s Death

The Story Burkina Faso’s former president Blaise Compaore was sentenced in absentia to life imprisonment for complicity in the 1987 murder of his predecessor Thomas Sankara in a coup, a military tribunal ruled on Wednesday. How was he sentenced in absentia? Compaore was found guilty of an attack on state security, complicity in murder and … Read more