Burkina Faso

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Burkina Faso (inter-communal rivalry):
In Burkina Faso the various ethnic groups are fighting a war over subnational predominance and resources which have accelerated in recent years. The surging Islamist attacks had incentivized communities to create militias and the government, had perpetrated so-called retaliatory attacks.