Burkina Faso sentences two generals over 2015 failed coup

Burkina Faso sentences two generals who were accused of plotting a coup in 2015. General Gilbert Diendéré and Djibrill Bassolé who have been found guilty are sentenced to 10 and 20 years in prison by the military court of Ouagadougou…

The former right-hand man, Diendéré of former Burkinabé President Blaise Compaoré, was convicted for an attack on state security and murder and General Bassolé, a former Foreign Affairs Minister, was convicted for treason.

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