Thomas Sankara African Revolutionary
When one of Africa's most famous radical leaders was gunned down in a coup in Burkina Faso in 1987
One of Africa's most famous radical leaders, Captain Thomas Sankara, was gunned down in a coup in Burkina Faso in October 1987. His overthrow was orchestrated by his old friend, Blaise Compaore. We hear from Thomas Sankara's brother, Paul.
Photo: Captain Thomas Sankara in Zimbabwe, Aug 1986. AFP/Getty Images