Burkina Faso

BURKINA FASO | “Popular” Coup Marks New Turn in Revolutionary Process

On Monday 24 January 2022, a group of military officers toppled the government in Burkina Faso. The new junta has suspended the constitution and the National Assembly and placed President Kabore in detention. No doubt, this development marks a new turn in the revolutionary process which began nine years ago when a two-day mass uprising toppled the 27-year-old dictatorship of Blaise Campaore. [click to read more]