Ruling over Norbert Zongo case praised

What you need to know:

  • Zongo was murdered while investigating the suspected implication of President Blaise Compaoré’s brother in his driver’s murder.
  • In a previous decision, the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights ruled that Burkina Faso had failed to properly investigate the Zongo murder.

Reporters Without Borders has praised a historic ruling by the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights for Burkina Faso to investigate the killing of journalist Norbert Zongo and compensate his family.

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