25th anniversary of the assassination of Thomas Sankara
by Citizen Debt Audit
15 October 2012
Today, October 15, marks the 25th anniversary of the assassination of Thomas Sankara, who was president of Burkina Faso between 1983 and 1987. Sankara, a soldier, arrived to power through a coup, but unlike other presidents who came to power by the same means, he always prioritised the welfare of the people of Burkina Faso. He nationalized land and distributed it among the peasants, nationalized minerans, launched immunization and literacy campaigns, banned ablation and defended by all (...)
Call for an international mobilisation against public debt to pay tribute to Thomas Sankara
12 April 2012
In our world of crisis and to resist the various attacks against the populations through the worldwide austerity policies, time has come for the world’s peoples, South and North, to respond to Thomas Sankara’s call by presenting a united front against public debt.