Burkina Faso ex-president Compaoré to face trial over Thomas Sankara murder

The exiled former president of Burkina Faso, Blaise Compaoré, is to be tried in absentia in for the murder of Thomas Sankara, one of Africa’s most revered post-independence leaders who was killed in a 1987 coup.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/apr/13/trial-in-absentia-burkina-faso-ex-president-blaise-compaore