Thomas Sankara: brief portrait of a little-known leader

Bruno Jaffré This article was published in 1996 in the now-defunct Malian newspaper ‘Yelema.’ Translated from French for Pambazuka News by Julia Monod. Published in Pambazuka...

Land of the upright

Land of the upright   Monday, August 25, 2008.    Part of Africa's pantheon of post-independence martyrs, alongside Congo's Patrice Lumumba and South Africa's Steve Biko, Sankara seized...

In solidarity with the people of Burkina Faso Call signed by 30 organizations and...

In solidarity with the people of Burkina Faso, We – members of social movements, progressive political parties and organizations, personalities, citizens - salute the people...

Reporting on the Ghost of Sankara : Interview with Journalist Jooneed Khan

Reporting on the Ghost of Sankara : Interview with Journalist Jooneed Khan   by Stefan Christoff     http://thomassankara.net/?p=0524 GRILA, the Group for Research and Initiatives for the...

Thomas Sankara – interviewing an African legend aged 11

By Becky Branford BBC News One picture brings it all back home to me again: Me, an 11-year-old London school pupil, gazing up smiling into...

THE UPRIGHT MAN: 10 LESSONS FROM THOMAS SANKARA

Where did all the genuine African revolutionaries go? They were either assassinated; Patrice Lumumba, Eduardo Mondlane, Samora Machel, Amilcar Cabral, Steve Biko, John Garang,...

‘Africa’s Che Guevara’: Thomas Sankara’s legacy

30 April 2014 By Alex Duval Smith BBC News, Ouagadougou The late president of Burkina Faso, Thomas Sankara - an icon for many young Africans...

Two members of the collective receive death threats. Press release of the International Collective...

Two members of the collective receive death threats Press release of the International Collective Sankara 2007     Musician and radio host, Sama...

Reply comments of Sankara’s Family (29 Sept. 2006) to Burkina Faso’s comments on ...

United Nations Human Rights Committee                    Comm. No. 1159/2003     Mariam Sankara et al.                                                                                   Author et al.                                                                                   v.                                                                                   Burkina Faso                                                                                   State Party REPLY COMMENTS OF THE AUTHOR ET...

Report on the 4th annual Thomas Sankara Conference in Washington D.C. on December 19th

Brian J. Peterson (Union College, NY) This was the 4th edition of the annual conference commemorating the life and political thought of Thomas Sankara. It...
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