Burkina Faso army sued over protest deaths

Rights activists investigating alleged atrocities committed by military and helping victims' families who seek justice.

    Some of the families of those killed during Burkina Faso protests are suing the army, but it is expected to be a long legal battle with little chance of success. Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from the capital Ouagadougou.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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