Burkina Faso: Neerwaya cinema, an institution in Ouagadougou, against winds and tides
© Siegfried Forster / RFI The Ciné Neerwaya, one of the three cinemas in Ouagadougou where the competition films are screened at the largest pan-African cinematographic festival FESPACO. in Fespaco, Ouagadougou Pan-African Cinema Festival, three cinemas allow viewers to see selected films and documentaries. The Ciné Burkina, the French Institute and the Ciné Neerwaya (Nèrwaya). The latter is a real institution in Burkina ...
© AFP - Olympia of Maismont Gilbert in the box of the accused, at the opening of the trial of the alleged murderers of Thomas Sankara.
In Burkina Faso, the military court responsible for judged the assassination of Thomas Sankara continues the hearing of the Elishal Soldier Ilboudo. He delivered details on Tuesday on how the Commando had executed the father of the Revolution and his companions. This Wednesday the Court looked at the role of the general dosened on the day of the coup.
with our correspondent in Ouagadougou, Yaya BOUDANI
The first class soldier Ilboudo is the first of the accused to be heard. On Wednesday morning, the court seemed to know whether General Gilbert Dienderé, who had the rank of lieutenant at the time of the fact, was on the scene on the day of the assault against the building where Thomas Sankara and his collaborators were in a meeting.
Couple of teachers threatened with death in Marseille: a man placed in custody
© Alain Jocard / AFP A couple of teachers received death threats one year after the assassination of Samuel Paty, whose memory was honored on Saturday, October 16 (here in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine). A man was placed today in custody in the investigation of dead threats received by a couple of teachers in Marseille, indicated in the evening the floor. At this stage of the investigation, it appears that the facts do not have any connection with the profession of victims.
The lawyers of the civil parties insisted during the examination of the accused on the presence or absence of Lieutenant Gilbert on the site of the Council of the Agreement . Lieutenant Gilbert was the site manager. "Was Gilbert in the Council of the Agreement on October 15, 1987? Asks a lawyer. "I do not remember," the accused answers. With the aid of a scheme traced by the accused himself before the investigating judge, Mr. Olivier Badolo tries in vain to confirm the presence of Lieutenant Gilbert on the scene of the attack.
"Are you afraid?
Master Prosper Farama, another lawyer returns to the expense: "Who took care of security on the Council of the Agreement? "It was Lieutenant Gilbert," said Elishable Yamba Ilboudo. "Soldiers to secure the site intervened to know the origin of the shots? "Continues the lawyer," No Nobody came "," replied the accused.
Cameroon: One year after the Kumba School attack, "an unqualitable trial"
© Reuters / Josiane Kouagheu The Kumba School of a murderous attack on October 25, 2020. in Cameroon, There is almost a year for day, on October 24,2020, seven children were killed and at least thirteen wounded in the attack of a school, Kumba, in the southwestern country. A trial occurred between December and September. Twelve people were judged by the Buea Military Court. Human Rights Watch speaks of a "simulacrum of trial".
Faced with the insistence of the President of the Tribunal and the lawyers The accused ends up declare that Gilbert diedréré was of course the places, in a meeting with his soldiers, "why in order for General Gilbert, you do not Remember nothing, do you be afraid? Request the President of the Tribunal. "This question is complicated, anyway I'm afraid," says Elisha's Yamba soldier. As for the arms the accused asserts that the commando was in possession of RPG7 rocket launcher, a FN machine gun and AK47, but they did not need to use all these weapons.
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Algiers accuses the murder of three Algerian drivers .
Three Algerian truckers have been victims of a possible drone shot at the edge of a trail in Western Sahara. Algiers speaks of "loose assassination". © Provided by FranceInfo Since November 1, a new case shakes the relationship between Algeria and Morocco. This time, it is the death of three Algerian roads caught in a bombardment in the territory of Western Sahara . Algiers accuses flap of a "cowardly assassination", committed with a "sophisticated armament".