Cameroon opposition protests of September 22, 2020 to demand Paul Biya’s removal saw low turnout and dozens arrested including leading figures.
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News about the struggle for democracy in Cameroon. According to Freedom House, the dictator is "not required to consult the National Assembly and the Supreme Court works at the president’s request". Regional turmoil also clearly complicates national progress. Also check out our section on World Democracy or our articles on Africa.
The de facto opposition leader of Cameroon, Maurice Kamto, called for nationwide anti-government protests on September 22, 2020. The Yaoundé regime met them with repression.
In complicity with armed ethnic Fulani, Government forces massacred several villagers in an Anglophone village in Cameroon, Human Rights Watch reports.
Cameroon held legislative and municipal elections on Friday February 9, 2019. They were marred by violence and will not end its separatist violence.
There is a conflation of honeymoon and change in post-Biya predictions. The caste State also says why ceteris paribus such change is unlikely in Cameroon.
For a poor and conflict-ridden State, $2.56million for end of year State parties in Cameroon is a show of irresponsibility and lack of accountability.
President Trump October 31, 2019, informed Congress he will suspend US economic assistance to Cameroon due to human rights by armed and security forces.
3 years after separatist conflict started, repression is still preferred by Cameroon going as far as attacking the Bafut Royal Palace a World Heritage site.
Since 2017 Cameroon is locked in a separatist conflict. In the memory of victims, notably Mme Ayafor, the UN should act NOW to end this senseless conflict!
In an extraordinary speech to the nation on September 10, 2019, Paul Biya, President of Cameroon since