Four days before the inquest into the assassination of Thomas Sankara and his comrades, the event organizing committee held a press conference on Thursday, October 7, 2021 in Okaduhoo on national public opinion and international arrangements to help it run smoothly.
The trial is set to begin on Wednesday, May 30, at the Military Tribunal’s first hearing. It will start at 9 a.m. (Monday, October 11).
However, in order to gain access to the perimeter and the courtroom, one must submit to searches.
Public access to the room is provided by the issuance of the Birkinabe National Identity Card.
Electronic devices and mobile phones are prohibited. “Section 314-5 of the Criminal Procedure Code prohibits any recording or broadcasting equipment, television or cinema cameras and other devices. Magistrate Captain Polycorp S.
Also, even beyond the restrictions, the wearing of loincloths, T-shirts, hats, scarves, banners, and figurines of the party (accused, victims) is prohibited.
Speakers, at the same time, report that traffic around the banquet hall will be affected, so users are asked to rejoice.
In addition to these points, the Organizing Committee calls for the monitoring of health instructions, particularly those related to Govt-19. These include wearing masks (mufflers) and social space.
The Organizing Committee emphasizes all the guidelines for “decent respect”.