1. @NGOUDA28: Freedom is not an ill-gotten gain, our hearts are with the Burkinabe people.
  2. @sysawane: Blaise Compaore should understand that Burkina needs strong institutions, not a strongman. My support is with the Burkinabe people.
  3. @BangTheBoxParis: They say No to amending #Article37 of the Constitution
  4. Some, however, voiced support for the president:
  5. @diaspoburkina: Renew our support to the exemplary leadership of Pdt @ PF_ Compaore so he can prepare in all serenity and wisdom ...
  6. @xinga2998: The opposition wants to silence the constitution and use gregarious means to prevent Compoare from completing his work.
  7. Protests have reportedly been mostly peaceful, but clashes broke out on Tuesday when demonstrators attempted to enter the National Assembly where debate on the measure will be held.
  8. @BasidouKinda: The protesters dispersed by tear gas.
  9. The president addressed the protesters on Twitter:
  10. @PF_Compaore: I appeal to a sense of responsibility and restraint in order to avoid any action that could compromise peace and stability in #Faso
  11. Compaore came to power during a coup against late president Thomas Sankara in 1987. Some pointed to this online:
  12. Former colonial power France and the US expressed concerns about the bill. The African Union's (AU) charter says leaders should not amend the law to stay in power. Some online questioned what this means for the country's future:
  13. Protests are reportedly planned for the rest of the week. Demonstrators are also protesting the high cost of living and privatisation of schools.
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