Burkinabe Want Justice After Coup Leader Surrender

The leader and chief negotiator for the Confederation of Labor Unions in Burkina Faso said the Burkinabe people want justice, now that the leader of last month’s failed coup has surrendered to authorities.

General Gilbert Diendere turned himself in Thursday following negotiations with officials in the capital, Ouagadougou.

VOA’s French to Africa service reports that Diendere received assurances that he would not be killed and that he and other soldiers who took part in the September 16 coup will receive a fair trial. READ MORE OF THIS STORY ON VOA NEWS WEBPAGE

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