Ansarour Islam - Burkina Faso

SummaryAnsarour Islam is a Fulani Extremist group present in the Soum province of Burkina Faso, which has close ties to Ansar Dine in Mali. The group propagates the implementation of an extremist religious ideology whereby the Fulani Macina Kingdom (formed by Cheikoo Amadou in the early 19th century) can be revived. Malaam Ibrahim Dicko is the commander, with statements released as signed by him, referring to Burkina Faso soldiers as "crusaders" and that the "battle will continue until our lands are ruled by the law of Allah."Theater of OperationsSoum province of Burkina Faso that border Mali's Mpoti region:Their activities are concentrated on the gold-mining zone almost confined along a linear axis in Burkina FasoStrength Ansarour Islam's strength is not known but according to Burkina Faso officials does not exceed a few hundred fighters. Leader The leader is commander Malaam Ibrahim Dicko (46), a Fulani, is a religious preacher well known in…

Ansarour Islam - Burkina Faso is an active group formed c. 2016.
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