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A man holds a banner reading 'When the people stands up' as he attends a demonstration in tribute to former president Thomas Sankara in Ouagadougou on October 2, 2016. Thomas Sanakara (nborn 1949), a Burkinabe military captain who seized power in 1983 to free his country from corruption and colonialism, was murdered in the 1987 coup which brought Blaise Compaore to power. Some 3,000 people attends a demonstration on October 2, 2016, in Ouagadougou, during the national tribute day for Sankara. / AFP / AHMED OUOBA (Photo credit should read AHMED OUOBA/AFP/Getty Images)

A man holds a banner reading 'When the people stands up' as he attends a demonstration in tribute to former president Thomas Sankara in Ouagadougou on October 2, 2016.
Thomas Sanakara (nborn 1949), a Burkinabe military captain who seized power in 1983 to free his country from corruption and colonialism, was murdered in the 1987 coup which brought Blaise Compaore to power. Some 3,000 people attends a demonstration on October 2, 2016, in Ouagadougou, during the national tribute day for Sankara. / AFP / AHMED OUOBA        (Photo credit should read AHMED OUOBA/AFP/Getty Images)