Now, this tuesday in Burkina Faso, more than 80 people go on trial before a military court over the failed 2015 coup. They include two top generals accused of masterminding the plot; generals Djibril
Bassole and Gilbert Diendere who are key allies of former president Blaise Compaore chased from power in October 2014. They are accused of involvement in a failed coup launched in 2015 by
Compaore’s old presidential guard against the transitional government that took power after the veteran leader’s fall.