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Massive Street Protests against Constitutional Reform in Burkina Faso

Written by Lova Rakotomalala On 20 January 2014 @ 9:15 am | 1 Comment

In Breaking News, Burkina Faso, Citizen Media, Digital Activism, Elections, English, French, Photos, Protest, Quick Reads, Sub-Saharan Africa

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:

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[1] thousands of Burkinabe citizens took to the streets of Ouagadougou: http://www.la-croix.com/Actualite/Monde/Au-Burkina-Faso-l-opposition-en-marche-contre-le-regime-2014-01-19-1093173#.Utw7bgxBIjJ.twitter

[2] #Burkina: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Burkina&src=hash

[3] #Compaoré: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Compaor%C3%A9&src=hash

[4] pic.twitter.com/l1aghkxYGw: http://t.co/l1aghkxYGw

[5] January 19, 2014: https://twitter.com/AlainDohBi/statuses/425008849943134208

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