US News Burkina Faso: Civil society expresses its ras-le-bowl on the safe position

14:00  14 november  2021
14:00  14 november  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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Le 3 juillet 2021 une marche s'était déjà tenue à Ouagadougou pour protester contre l'insécurité engendrée par la présence jihadiste au Burkina Faso (image d'illustration). © AFP - Olympia de Maismont on July 3, 2021 A walk had already been held in Ouagadougou to protest against the insecurity generated by the presence Jihadiste in Burkina Faso (image of illustration).

a few days after the opposition leader who threatened to call the people to demonstrate to request the resignation of President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré if the safe situation was not improving, it's a turn of a Hundred civil society organizations to have a call for civil disobedience.

with our correspondent in Ouagadougou, Yaya Boudani

gathered within the "popular movement Save Burkina Faso", these civil society organizations denounce the abandonment of some of the populations under the Diktat of terrorist armed groups. According to those responsible for this movement, the country collapses under the diktat of terrorist armed groups. Closed schools, more than a million and a half of displaced persons, the defense and security forces overwhelmed by the situation, Burkina Faso saw a dark part of its history.

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Marcel Tankoano, Chairman of the Executive Board of the "Popular Movement Save Burkina Faso": "Those who defend us today are totally overwhelmed by the enemies, by those who attack us, the terrorists. You municipalities where there are no more mayors or prefects and the populations are left to themselves. How will the latter manage? Is we really in a rule of law? "

" We had hope that things were going to change "

members of this popular movement, including the M21, because and many other organizations participating in the October 2014 popular insurrection, hoped for a radical change after the Fall of Blaise Compaore according to their manager. They threaten to call for civil disobedience if security does not improve in the most affected areas of Marcel Tankoano's faith. "We can not continue in this governance, it is not possible. At the moment when we hunted Blaise Compaoré, we had hope that things were going to change. I was not released to make Blaise Compaoré and come live like that. We can not continue to wait. We are ready for everything to save the Burkinabe.

Unlike the opposition parties who launch a one-month ultimatum to President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, this "popular movement will save Burkina Faso" gives no time for his call to demonstrate following the deterioration of the security situation .

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