CAMEROONS: Human Rights Situation – GLOBINET Report

March 26, 2017 Greetings,(?..) I YEMBE MARTIN FON, Executive Coordinator of Global Information Network, GLOBINET, a Human Rights Group based in West Cameroon, monitoring and reporting on the ongoing Anglophone Crisis in Cameroon, hereby state as follows: That the situation of Human Rights abuses is not only alarming, but pathetic. It has come to the point where Human Rights activists, like my humble person and other team members are being hunted like common criminals. GLOBINET Secretary General, () was almost kidnapped when he was seen in Yaounde at a Cyber…

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CAMEROUN: Journalist Testifies He Is Not a Boko Haram Accomplice

by Moki Edwin Kindzeka March 25, 2017 Excerpt: “YAOUNDE, CAMEROON — A court in Cameroon has again adjourned a trial for a foreign reporter accused nearly two years ago of “complicity” with the Boko Haram terrorist group. Ahmed Abba of Radio France International’s Hausa language service says he has done nothing wrong, but he has been in custody for nearly five months and faces a death sentence if convicted.” Full Story Here:

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CAMEROONS: Anglophone Leaders Refuse to Be Tried With 25 Other Suspects

VOANEWS Report March 24, 2017 Excerpt: “Group trial is disputed Along with Nkongho Felix Agbor-Balla, Fontem Aforteka’a Neba and Bibixy Mancho, who are accused of organizing demonstrations in December that turned violent, 25 other suspects have been arrested from the English-speaking regions since the strike started. Defense counsel Eta Bisong Junior said they found it inappropriate for all of them to be judged together. “There was an application for two cases, two separate cases to be joined and heard and determined at the same time, and the lawyers for the…

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BSC | AMB: Cameroons – A Nation Divided – Telegraph Report

A nation divided: tensions mount in Cameroon as English speakers marginalised by Francophone majority By Adrian Blomfield, nairobi March 18 2017 3:25PM Excerpt: “To be born an English speaker in a world where the language remains the lingua franca of trade and diplomacy is normally to draw first prize in the linguistic lottery of life. But in one corner of Africa, having English as a mother tongue has proved a curse thanks to a colonial anomaly that left a seething Anglophone underclass in a slither of overwhelmingly French-speaking Cameroon.” Full…

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