France approves extradition of brother of Burkina Faso’s ex-president —20 years after journalist’s murder

One of the major exemplars of impunity under the regime of deposed president Blaise Compaore – his brother, François - is set to be extradited from France to Burkina Faso. The ruling in France this week represents a significant step forward in righting the wrongs of Compaore’s 27-year iron grip on Burkina Faso.