BSC | AMB: Al Jazeera – Is Cameroon persecuting its English speakers?

January 27, 2017
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“In recent weeks opposition leaders from the English-speaking regions have been arrested.
Thousands of English-speaking teachers, lawyers and students have gone on strike to protest against alleged marginalization.

In response, internet service in English-speaking areas was cut off more than a week ago.
That, in turn, has led to a new campaign using the hashtag “Bring Back Our Internet”.
The government says that the internet blackout and arrests of political leaders are necessary to maintain peace.
So, what does this mean for Cameroon?”

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