Hundreds of Cameroonian women gathered in capital this week to urge government to stop the killings in the country’s Anglophone separatist western regions.
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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.
These arrests highlight the tightening political space in Cameroon as well as the impunity with which police can disregard the law.
Cameroon’s President Paul Biya Wednesday celebrated his 86th birthday with supporters organizing lavish parties and opponents calling on him to resign.
A political crisis is taking place in the English-speaking provinces of Cameroon, situated in the country’s western provinces, near the Nigeria border.
Maurice Kamto and 29 of his imprisoned supporters started a hunger strike a day after being told they will face eight charges amounting to treason.
Cameroonian authorities arrested opposition leader Kamto, after weekend protests that security forces dispersed with live bullets, wounding six people.