Burkina Faso: Closing arguments begin in 1987 Sankara killing trial

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Closing arguments have begun in the trial of more than a dozen defendants accused over the assassination of Burkina Faso's former President Thomas Sankara. The African icon was killed with 12 others in a coup in 1987. Among those accused of his murder are former president Blaise Compaore and his close aide General Gilbert Diendere, a former head of the elite Presidential Security Regiment. Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports from Ouagadougou. - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish/ - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera/ - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #BurkinaFaso #ThomasSankara #Ouagadougou
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