From Burkina Faso to Ukraine, Grassroots Movements Take on Graft - Washington Diplomat

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

What do Burkina Faso’s Blaise Compaoré, Ukraine’s Viktor Yanukovych and Guatemala’s Otto Pérez Molina have in common? Answer: All three were deeply corrupt presidents ousted by peaceful, democratic grassroots movements, despite aggressive, often violent efforts to remain in power.