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Popular Resistance to Authoritarian Consolidation in Burkina Faso

Author(s): Wienkoop, Nina Kathryn, Eloise Bertrand

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace2018

The article examines the popular insurrection in 2014 when President Compaore tried to consolidate his power by changing the constitution, as well as the resistance to his coup attempt against the transitional president in 2015. and considers factors in the popular success.

See also:

Hagberg, Sten, 'The Legacy of Revolution and Resistance in Burkina Faso', SIPRI: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute,22 Febuary, 2016.

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