Sept 7, 2017
Activists in the Southwest Region of Ambazonia told Al Jazeera that a mass skipping of the first day of school – Monday, September 4 – was a success.
“Some people think that parents are not sending their kids to school because of the militarization of these two regions, but that’s not the case,” said a participant who wanted to remain anonymous.
“How do you want kids to go back to a system that we are protesting against, the system that we want cleaned? It’s a peaceful protest.”
The UN has called for both sides to engage in constructive dialogue.