With the reason, it had to protect the sinking air mash sinking era ago, ever more frequently lonely, decisions which can be checked up with difficulty met, organized it four years later the Putsch against Thomas's sinking era, in the run its these was murdered.
To 15. October 1987 became Blaise Compaoré sixth president of Burkina Faso. it could 1991 be confirmed by elections. The opposition boycotted these elections, the election turnout lay with 27%. In the year 2005 Compaoré was confirmed for further five years in its office. It steps therebyfirst of altogether two possible terms of office in accordance with the constitutional amendment from the year 2000 on. In this the term of office of the president was reduced of seven on five years and on maximally two periods per office holder limited.
The scandal around its brother Francois Compaoré made those Corruption in the government elite clearly: In December 1998 the oppositional journalist Norbert Zongo was found shot with three companions in its burned out car. Since obviously nothing speaks for an accident, the opposition proceeds from a murder. Thousands of demonstrators went on the road,striking down of unrests several humans died. Different opposition and groups of human rights united to the “Collectif” and demanded a thorough, judicial clearing-up of the case. The journalist had investigated straight at an explosive history: It concerned to that the Chauffeur from Francois Compaoré, David Ouédraogo,probably by members of the president guard to death one tortured, since he had stolen from his employer allegedly 19.8 million franc CFA (approx. 50,000 euro). Independent commission of inquiry came in May 1999 to the conclusion that Norbert Zongo for political reasons had been murdered and that with italso its searches after the cause of death of the Chauffeurs a role would have played. In June 1999 first three the bodyguard of the president were arrested. After lengthy determinations in August 2000 six member were accused of the president guard of torture. Three of the accused became because of murder at DavidOuédraogo to imprisonments between ten and twenty years condemns. Two further were spoken freely, condemned that sixth than murderer of Norbert Zongo to 20 years detention. At the beginning of of 2001 became also the former director/conductor of the president guard because of its participation in the murder Norbert Zongos anddeliberate arson accused.
The opposition criticizes however further that one avoided to light up the role of the brother of the president more exactly. Thus are the actual responsible persons ungeschoren of it come.
President Compaoré saw itself forced due to the continuous protests to educate a “government of the national unit”to take and cutting the own authority in purchase. The situation relating to domestic affairs calmed down since that time. With the parliamentary elections in May 2002, which ran off duly, the government party lost substantially at voices, however a strongest party remained with 58 of 111 seats in parlament.
With the presidency elections to 13. It reached November 2005 according to data of the electoral committee in the first ballot approximately 80% of the voices, while none of his eleven competitors was to have reached more than 5%. The election turnout was indicated as 57,5%. Some the been subject candidates announced complaints against the result.
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|SHORT DESCRIPTION||president of Burkina Faso|
|DATE OF BIRTH||3. February 1951|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Ziniaré|