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Burkina Faso: Netizens Debate Political Turmoil on Facebook Group

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Burkina Faso, Governance, Protest, War & Conflict

The 2,000 member strong opposition Facebook group “Blaise Compaoré doit partir” ([President] Blaise Compaoré must go) is one of the platforms netizens are turning to to share news, updates and opinions [1] [fr] about the tense situation in Burkina Faso [2], where mutinous militaries and presidential forces clashed last week in the town of  Bobo Dioulasso.