Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Breaking News - Africa’s Next Civil War Could Be In Cameroon

On May 20, Cameroon's national day, citizens in the capital of Yaounde marched in parades, and President Paul Biya congratulated members of the armed forces on their commitment to peace and safety. 

At the same time, in the country's unstable Anglophone regions, separatists kidnapped a mayor, killed two police officers and intimidated people who tried to celebrate the holiday.
Breaking News - Africa’s Next Civil War Could Be In Cameroon
Such incidents have human rights activists worried that Cameroon could soon be the site of Africa's next civil war.
“We are gradually, gradually getting there,” said Agbor Nkongho, an Anglophone human rights lawyer and director of the Center for Human Rights and Democracy in Africa. “I’m not seeing the willingness of the government to try to find and address the issue in a way that we will not get there.”





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