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Vol 58 No 10

Published 12th May 2017

Burkina Faso

High Court, high drama

All the lawyers defending 34 ministers in ex-President Blaise Compaoré's last government have walked out after challenging the legitimacy of the Ouagadougou court. The defendants are accused of having ordered the army to restore public order at all costs during the rising against Compaoré's rule in October 2014, which saw him flee the country.

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