Friday, 26 January 2018

Separatist Sentiment Grips Parts Of Cameroon

At least 15 people have died in clashes between security forces and protesters in Cameroon's English-speaking regions, Amnesty International says, an area where a separatist movement is gathering strength.

Violence broke out on Sunday after local groups called protests against what they say is their marginalisation by veteran ruler Paul Biya's Francophone-dominated government.
Separatist Sentiment Grips Parts Of Cameroon
Witnesses said security forces opened fire, often at close range.

"I now have confirmation of at least 15 killed in several towns," Ilaria Allegrozzi, Amnesty International's Lake Chad region researcher, told Reuters news agency. Copyright © Africa 24 News. All rights reserved. Distributed by Africa Metro Global Media (www.africametros.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, Click Here.

Africa 24 News publishes around multiple reports a day from more than 40 news organizations and over 100 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which Africa 24 News does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify Africa 24 News as the publisher are produced or commissioned by Africa 24 News. To address comments or complaints, Please Contact Us.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Contact Form

Name

Email *

Message *