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Burkina Faso (Vol 8, 2011)
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See also Burkina Faso 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018.

Contents Volume 8, 2011.

Widespread public protests, by military rank and file, struggling farmers and ordinary citizens alike, dominated the political headlines. Countrywide social unrest after a high-school student was allegedly tortured to death by police soon turned into demands for broader economic and social reforms. Military mutin…

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Stroh, Alexander, “Burkina Faso (Vol 8, 2011)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2011_COM_0005>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004233980, ISSN: 1871-2525



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