Cameroon has detained hundreds more supporters of opposition leader Maurice Kamto, who is facing treason charges after leading protests.
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At least 350 members and supporters of Cameroon’s main opposition party, including its vice president, were arrested across the country this weekend .
At least 73 people arrested in a protest in Cameroon as thousands of supporters of Kamto, defied a heavy police presence and staged protests.
Cameroonian PM Dion Ngute visited the crisis-prone English-speaking region, prompting protests from 200 women who demanded an end to the violence there.
The occasion of World Press Freedom Day, journalists in Cameroon are protesting what they said are abuses by both the government and separatists fighting.
Hundreds of Cameroonian women gathered in capital this week to urge government to stop the killings in the country’s Anglophone separatist western regions.
The ambassador’s declarations demonstrate the US seems to have a good understanding of the Ambazoninan conflict. It is compelling to note that the attempt to sell the revolution as a “terrorist” movement did not gain traction.
Cameroon deploys troops to crack down on protesters calling for the release from jail of 150 opposition party members, including their leader Maurice Kamto.
Human Rights Watch blasts Cameroon military on killing of citizens and burning down hundreds of homes. The government says the report is grossly biased.
Cameroon is celebrating women’s rights activist Aissa Doumara Ngatansou after she won France’s inaugural Simone Veil Prize for promoting women’s rights.