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Massive Street Protests against Constitutional Reform in Burkina Faso

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Burkina Faso, Breaking News, Citizen Media, Digital Activism, Elections, Protest

On January 18, thousands of Burkinabe citizens took to the streets of Ouagadougou [1] [fr] to protest against proposed changes of the constitution that would allow current president Campaoré to run for another mandate. The protests were relayed on many Burkinabe twitter feed. Alain Boh Bi posted images of the protest: