BURKINA FASO: TOWARDS ABOLITION OF THE DEATH PENALTY?
June 10, 2015: in a closed-door meeting in Ouagadougou, the office of the Transitional National Council (TNC) unanimously adopted seven draft laws to be submitted to the Government, including one concerning the abolition of the death penalty.
âWe found it necessary to settle the issue, which is controversial. The proposal does not seek to remove the death penalty, but to create alternative sanctions," said the first deputy chairman of the TNC), Colonel Lucien HonorĂ© NombrĂ©. (Sources: fasopresse.net, 11/06/2015)