Burkina Faso parliament burned amid protests over power extension

Protesters in Burkina Faso have reportedly set light to the country’s parliament building and ransacked state television on Thursday (October 30), forcing it off the air ahead of a planned vote on a motion to permit ==President Blaise Compaore== to extend his 27-year rule.

State television, before it was forced off-air, read a statement saying the proposal to change the constitution had been withdrawn.

“This is a message signed by the government which informs the population of the cancellation‚Ķ

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  1. After the west installed this scumbag now they act concerned. I hope hey skin that president alive for murdering a true African leader Thomas Sankara

    Bravo to the Burkinabes. I whole-heartedly admire your courage and conviction in throwing this kleptomanic from power.
    Now is time for the rest of Sub-Saharan Africa to get rid of the murderous thieves-mosquitos- from their midst.

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